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SubjectRe: [patch 2/3] CONFIG_HIGHPTE vs. sub-page page tables.
On Tue, 2008-02-05 at 10:46 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > I got x86-64 compiled by removing the #include <asm/pgalloc.h> from
> > asm-generic/tlb.h. But who knows what will break if the include is
> > missing .. I'll cross compile some of the other architectures next.
> >
> urgh, well, thanks for trying. If there's significant risk factor (or
> hassle) in fixing the macros then I'd suggest we not do it for now - it's a
> separate project.

I'm still at it. I does make sense to convert the damn macros to inline
functions. The question now is the order of things, the macro cleanup
first or the sub-page page tables first? I would prefer the sub-page
page tables first since that code has been hanging around in -mm for a
while and could go upstream after I regenerated the patch and test
compiled it again. We do need it for KVM and we want to push our KVM
patches for s390 soon.

blue skies,

"Reality continues to ruin my life." - Calvin.

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