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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/10] hugetlb: redefine hugepage copy functions
    On Wed, 8 Sep 2010, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:

    > This patch modifies hugepage copy functions to have only destination
    > and source hugepages as arguments for later use.
    > The old ones are renamed from copy_{gigantic,huge}_page() to
    > copy_user_{gigantic,huge}_page().
    > This naming convention is consistent with that between copy_highpage()
    > and copy_user_highpage().

    Looking at copy_user_highpage(): The vma parameter does not seem to be
    used anywhere anymore? The vaddr is used on arches that have virtual

    Maybe removing the vma parameter would allow to simplify the hugetlb

    Reviewed-by: Christoph Lameter <>

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