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SubjectRe: Wiring down Pages
On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Robert Read wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 06:46:33PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> >
> > page_cache_drop(page); <= removes your extra count
>
> I can't find that function, do you mean page_cache_free() and
> page_cache_release(), both are aliases for __free_page(). Maybe
> we need another alias. :)

page_cache_release(), indeed. My bad...

> Should non-page cache related code use get_page() and
> __free_page() directly? Or should the page_cache_* macros be
> used everywhere?

The non-page cache related code should use get_page() and
__free_page() (put_page?) directly. There may come a day
where the pagecache page size can be different from the
page size ...

regards,

Rik
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