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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] mm/gup: introduce pin_user_pages_locked()
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On 2020-05-31 00:13, Souptick Joarder wrote:
> On Sun, May 31, 2020 at 12:34 PM Souptick Joarder <jrdr.linux@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 4:02 AM John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Introduce pin_user_pages_locked(), which is nearly identical to
>>> get_user_pages_locked() except that it sets FOLL_PIN and rejects
>>> FOLL_GET.
>
> Forget to ask, is it fine to add this new pin_user_pages_locked() in
> Documentation/core-api/pin_user_pages.rst ?
>
I wasn't planning on maintaining a rigorous list of all of the pin_user_page*()
API calls, in pin_user_pages.rst. Each call is documented in gup.c, for that.
The .rst is there to help explain things at a slighly higher abstraction level.

thanks,
--
John Hubbard
NVIDIA

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