[PATCH 1/2] mm: Allow architectures to request 'old' entries when prefaulting

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Sun Dec 27 18:12:38 EST 2020

On Sun, Dec 27, 2020 at 2:35 PM Hugh Dickins <hughd at google.com> wrote:
> Yes, this one passes my testing on x86_64 and on i386.

Ok, good.

> But...
> ... Damian very helpfully reports that it does not build when
> CONFIG_TRANSPARENT_HUGEPAGE is not set, since the "static " has
> not been removed from the alternative definition of do_set_pmd().

Ok, your fix for that folded in, and here's yet another version.
Damian, hopefully your configuration builds and works too now.

But obviously it's too late for this merge window that I'm just about
to close, so I hope Andrew can pick this up - I hope it's now in good
enough shape to go into -mm and then we can do it next merge window or


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