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SubjectRe: [RFC v2][PATCH 00/35] consolidate pte mapping functions across all architectures
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On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 15:06 -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote: 
> Dave Hansen wrote:
> > The steps are as follows, and should be bisectable:
> > 1. Break out all the functions into a new asm/ptemap.h and
> > include it in place of the original functions.
> > 2. Move linux/mm.h arch-independent pte mapping code to
> > linux/ptemap.h, include asm/ptemap.h there
> > 3. Include linux/ptemap.h directly at all use sites
> > (only 39 of these kernel-wide)
> > 4. Standardize all the implementations to use
> > pte_offset_kernel() as the basis for pte_offset_map()
> > whenever possible.
> > 5. Create asm-generic/ptemap.h and consolidate all the
> > architectures that share the pte_offset_kernel()
> > implementations.
> > 6. Consolidate the three HIGHPTE implementations (x86,
> > frv, ppc64) in asm-generic/ptemap.h.
> > 7. Remove the direct asm/ptemap.h includes.
>
> This is a nice cleanup. Did you consider going an extra step and
> converting all the macros into #defines?

Yup. I actually have a patch doing this sitting around that just needs
a bit of cleanup. I'll certainly submit it if these get in.

-- Dave



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