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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5.63] Teach page_mapped about the anon flag

--On Monday, March 03, 2003 13:12:10 -0800 Andrew Morton <akpm@digeo.com>
wrote:

> It is. All callers which need to be 100% accurate are under
> pte_chain_lock().

Hmm, good point. Some places may not need perfect accuracy. Also, if it
gives a false positive it means someone else is doing an atomic op on it,
so it's likely to be in transition to/from true anyway.

Ok, you've convinced me. Please ignore the patch. I'll hang onto it in
case we get proved wrong at some point.

Dave

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