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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V6 4/5] xen/mm: Clean up pfec handling in gva_to_gfn


At 07:22 +0000 on 27 Jan (1453879344), Han, Huaitong wrote:
> On Tue, 2016-01-26 at 14:30 +0000, Tim Deegan wrote:
> > This seems OK.  But can you please:
> >  - Add this new adjustment once, in paging_gva_to_gfn(), instead of
> >    adding it to each implementation; and
> >  - Adjust the comment above the declaration of paging_gva_to_gfn() in
> >    paging.h to describe this new behaviour.
> Although adding adjustment in paging_gva_to_gfn can reduce code
> duplication, adding it to each implementation is more readable, becasue
> other sections of pfec are handled in each implementation.

True, but since paging_gva_to_gfn() is already non-trivial and this
is a different kind of adjustment, I'd still like it done there. 
I'll leave this to George's discretion as x86/mm maintainer.

But in any case, please add the comment describing the new semantics.



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