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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] mm/gup, drm/i915: refactor gup_fast, convert to pin_user_pages()
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On 2020-05-22 04:40, Souptick Joarder wrote:
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>> 3) Make it easy for an upcoming patch from Souptick, which aims to
>> convert __get_user_pages_fast() to use a gup_flags argument, instead
>> of a bool writeable arg. Also, if this series looks good, we can
>> ask Souptick to change the name as well, to whatever the consensus
>> is. My initial recommendation is: get_user_pages_fast_only(), to
>> match the new pin_user_pages_only().
>
> Shall I hold my changes till 5.8-rc1 , when this series will appear upstream ?

I don't really see any problem with your posting something that is based on
the latest linux-next (which has my changes now). Should be fine. And in
fact it would be nice to get that done in this round, so that the pin* and
get* APIs look the same.


thanks,
--
John Hubbard
NVIDIA

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