[PATCH v8 08/16] ARM: LPAE: Page table maintenance for the 3-level format
catalin.marinas at arm.com
Fri Nov 11 05:54:51 EST 2011
On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 09:59:33PM +0000, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Nov 2011, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> > This patch modifies the pgd/pmd/pte manipulation functions to support
> > the 3-level page table format. Since there is no need for an 'ext'
> > argument to cpu_set_pte_ext(), this patch conditionally defines a
> > different prototype for this function when CONFIG_ARM_LPAE.
> Maybe it doesn't make sense to still call it cpu_set_pte_ext then?
We could do this but it adds several #ifdef's, especially if we also
change macro names like set_pte_ext(). Otherwise we could leave the
latter macro unchanged and only change the name in the processor
structure. But I think it just adds more clutter.
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