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    SubjectRe: Adding an ugliness in __read_cache_page()?
    On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Hugh Dickins <> wrote:
    > But drivers/gpu/drm i915 and ttm are using read_cache_page_gfp() or
    > read_mapping_page() on tmpfs: on objects created by shmem_file_setup().
    > Nothing else uses read_cache_page_gfp().  I cannot find anything else
    > using read_mapping_page() on tmpfs, but wonder if something might be
    > out there.  Stacked filesystems appear not to go that way nowadays.
    > Would it be better to make i915 and ttm call shmem_read_cache_page()
    > directly?  Perhaps removing the then unused read_cache_page_gfp(), or
    > perhaps not: may still be needed for i915 and ttm on tiny !SHMEM ramfs.

    I would certainly prefer the "make i915 and ttm call
    shmem_read_cache_page directly" approach over putting some nasty hack
    in __read_cache_page.

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