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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86 headers: include linux/types.h
Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Regarding the fixlet below - wouldnt PTE_FLAGS_MASK be better placed in
> pgtable_types.h ? It's specifically related to the pte format. OTOH we
> have a lot of PTE details in the page_*types.h files already.
>

No, you're right.

> The boundary between page_types.h and pgtable_types.h does not seem to
> be clear to me - what is the principle you followed?
>

Well, basically anything to do with the internals of a pte*_t go in
pgtable.h. PTE_*_MASK should go there too, and is an oversight (though
its on the margin because of its dependency on the page size/mask
definitions in page*.h).

J


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