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SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH] mm: Pass virtual address to [__]p{te,ud,md}_free_tlb()
On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 05:11:13PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 15:56 +0200, Nick Piggin wrote:
> > > I would like to merge the new support that depends on this in 2.6.32,
> > > so unless there's major objections, I'd like this to go in early during
> > > the merge window. We can sort out separately how to carry the patch
> > > around in -next until then since the powerpc tree will have a dependency
> > > on it.
> >
> > Can't see any problem with that.
>
> CC'ing Linus here. How do you want to proceed with that merge ? (IE. so
> far nobody objected to the patch itself)
>
> IE. The patch affects all archs, though it's a trivial change every
> time, but I'll have stuff in powerpc-next that depends on it, and so I'm
> not sure what the right approach is here. Should I put it in the powerpc
> tree ?
>
> I also didn't have any formal Ack from anybody, neither mm folks nor
> arch maintainers :-)

Yeah, if you think it helps, Acked-by: Nick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de> is
fine ;)

Unless anybody has other preferences, just send it straight to Linus in
the next merge window -- if any conflicts did come up anyway they would
be trivial. You could just check against linux-next before doing so, and
should see if it is going to cause problems for any arch pull...




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