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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 6/7] KVM: x86/mmu: Rename kvm_mmu->get_cr3() to ->get_guest_cr3_or_eptp()
On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 05:42:33PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 12/02/20 17:28, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 01:00:59PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> >> On 07/02/20 18:37, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> >>> Rename kvm_mmu->get_cr3() to call out that it is retrieving a guest
> >>> value, as opposed to kvm_mmu->set_cr3(), which sets a host value, and to
> >>> note that it will return L1's EPTP when nested EPT is in use. Hopefully
> >>> the new name will also make it more obvious that L1's nested_cr3 is
> >>> returned in SVM's nested NPT case.
> >>>
> >>> No functional change intended.
> >>
> >> Should we call it "get_pgd", since that is how Linux calls the top-level
> >> directory? I always get confused by PUD/PMD, but as long as we only
> >> keep one /p.d/ moniker it should be fine.
> >
> > Heh, I have the exact same sentiment. get_pgd() works for me.
>
> Ok, I'll post a patch that uses get_guest_pgd() as soon as I open
> kvm/next for 5.7 material.

I need to resend the 5-level nested EPT support, I'll include this change.
Should I also include patches 4, 5 and 7 when I send v3 of that series?
Your earlier mail said they were queued for 5.6, but AFAICT only patches
1 and 2 made it into 5.6 (which is not a big deal at all).

On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 01:03:03PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 07/02/20 18:37, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> > Sean Christopherson (7):
> > KVM: nVMX: Use correct root level for nested EPT shadow page tables
> > KVM: x86/mmu: Fix struct guest_walker arrays for 5-level paging
> > KVM: nVMX: Allow L1 to use 5-level page walks for nested EPT
> > KVM: nVMX: Rename nested_ept_get_cr3() to nested_ept_get_eptp()
> > KVM: nVMX: Rename EPTP validity helper and associated variables
> > KVM: x86/mmu: Rename kvm_mmu->get_cr3() to ->get_guest_cr3_or_eptp()
> > KVM: nVMX: Drop unnecessary check on ept caps for execute-only
> >
>
> Queued 1-2-4-5-7 (for 5.6), thanks!

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