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    SubjectRe: No more bits in vm_area_struct's vm_flags.

    KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote:
    >> I have some code in TuxOnIce that needs a bit too (explicitly mark the
    >> VMA as needing to be atomically copied, for GEM objects), and am not
    >> sure what the canonical way to proceed is. Should a new unsigned long be
    >> added? The difficulty I see with that is that my flag was used in
    >> shmem_file_setup's flags parameter (drm_gem_object_alloc), so that
    >> function would need an extra parameter too..
    > Hmm, how about adding vma->vm_flags2 ?

    The difficulty there is that some functions pass these flags as arguments.



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