[RFC] asm-generic/tlb: stub out pmd_free_tlb() if __PAGETABLE_PMD_FOLDED

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Mon Oct 14 10:41:18 PDT 2019

On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 3:38 PM Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1 at synopsys.com> wrote:
> This is inine with similar patches for nopud [1] and nop4d [2] cases.

I don't think your patch is wrong, but wouldn't it be easier and
cleaner to just do this instead

    --- a/include/asm-generic/pgtable-nopmd.h
    +++ b/include/asm-generic/pgtable-nopmd.h
    @@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ static inline pmd_t * pmd_offset(pud_t * pud,
unsigned long address)
     static inline void pmd_free(struct mm_struct *mm, pmd_t *pmd)
    -#define __pmd_free_tlb(tlb, x, a)          do { } while (0)
    +#define pmd_free_tlb(tlb, x, a)            do { } while (0)

     #undef  pmd_addr_end
     #define pmd_addr_end(addr, end)                    (end)

and just rely on the regular "#ifndef pmd_free_tlb" in

Completely untested.


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