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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/6] uprobes: don't use loff_t for the valid virtual address

* Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 08:51:06PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > loff_t looks confusing when it is used for the virtual address.
> > Change map_info and install_breakpoint/remove_breakpoint paths
> > to use "unsigned long".
> >
> > The patch doesn't change vma_address(), it can't return "long"
> > because it is used to verify the mapping. But probably this
> > needs some cleanups too.
>
> Oleg,
>
> As you mentioned in another email, this conflicts with my
> [1/2] preparatory patch for the powerpc port. [...]

Note, I already merged your preparatory patch into tip:perf/core
a couple of days ago:

7eb9ba5ed312 uprobes: Pass probed vaddr to arch_uprobe_analyze_insn()

So as long as Oleg is working on top of -tip there should be no
conflict.

Thanks,

Ingo


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