[PATCH 08/10] arch: introduce strict_ioremap
hch at lst.de
Tue Jul 21 06:30:51 PDT 2015
On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 08:18:17PM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> In preparation for enabling memremap(), add support for strict mappings.
> strict_ioremap_<type>() returns NULL if the arch does not implement the
> mapping type, rather than falling back silently to ioremap().
Please don't introduce another large number of ioremap variants.
I think we should go straight to the ioremap_flags variant, although
I wonder if we should even bother with ioremap_flags for this use
case, given that we really want memremap-like semantics for anything
that isn't plain ioremap (and maybe ioremap_nocache).
Sorry or being the downer, but I really think we need to clean up this
mess deeply insted of trying to paper over it.
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