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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] have smaps show transparent huge pages
    On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 10:20:32AM -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
    > On Thu, 2011-02-10 at 19:09 +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > > Maybe it'd be cleaner if we didn't need to cast the pmd to pte_t but I
    > > guess this makes things simpler.
    > Yeah, I'm not a huge fan of doing that, either. But, I'm not sure what
    > the alternatives are. We could basically copy smaps_pte_entry() to
    > smaps_pmd_entry(), and then try to make pmd variants of all of the pte
    > functions and macros we call in there.

    I thought at the smaps_pmd_entry possibility too, but I would expect
    it to plain duplicate a bit of code just to avoid a single cast, which
    is why I thought the cast was ok in this case.

    > I know there's a least a bit of precedent in the hugetlbfs code for
    > doing things like this, but it's not a _great_ excuse. :)


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