[PATCH v2 15/20] vmalloc: New flags for safe vfree on special perms
bp at alien8.de
Wed Feb 20 16:14:12 UTC 2019
On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 07:42:53PM +0000, Edgecombe, Rick P wrote:
> So to capture both of those intentions, maybe I'll slightly tweak your
> suggestion to VM_FLUSH_RESET_PERMS?
Yeah, sure, better.
VM_HAS_SPECIAL_PERMS doesn't tell me what those special permissions are
while flush and reset permissions makes a lot more sense, thx.
> I had thought it was easier to read. If its not the case, I'll change it as you
My logic is, the less local vars, the easier to scan the code quickly.
> Ard had expressed interest in having the set_alias_() functions for Arm, and the
> names were chosen to be arch agnostic. He didn't explicitly commit but I was
> under the impression he might create an implementation for ARM and we could
> remove this block.
Yeah, Will has those on his radar too so we should be good here.
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