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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] have smaps show transparent huge pages
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On Thu, 2011-02-10 at 19:09 +0100, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> Maybe it'd be cleaner if we didn't need to cast the pmd to pte_t but I
> guess this makes things simpler.

Yeah, I'm not a huge fan of doing that, either. But, I'm not sure what
the alternatives are. We could basically copy smaps_pte_entry() to
smaps_pmd_entry(), and then try to make pmd variants of all of the pte
functions and macros we call in there.

I know there's a least a bit of precedent in the hugetlbfs code for
doing things like this, but it's not a _great_ excuse. :)

-- Dave



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