[ofa-general] Re: [PATCH 00 of 12] mmu notifier #v13
clameter at sgi.com
Tue Apr 22 13:30:53 PDT 2008
On Tue, 22 Apr 2008, Robin Holt wrote:
> putting it back into your patch/agreeing to it remaining in Andrea's
> patch? If not, I think we can put this issue aside until Andrew gets
> out of the merge window and can decide it. Either way, the patches
> become much more similar with this in.
One solution would be to separate the invalidate_page() callout into a
patch at the very end that can be omitted. AFACIT There is no compelling
reason to have this callback and it complicates the API for the device
driver writers. Not having this callback makes the way that mmu notifiers
are called from the VM uniform which is a desirable goal.
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