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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86/pv: Minor improvements to guest_get_eff_{, kern}_l1e()

On 24/08/17 09:44, Jan Beulich wrote:
>  >>> On 23.08.17 at 21:09, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> * These functions work in terms of linear addresses, not virtual addresses.
>>    Update the comments and parameter names.
>>  * Drop unnecessary inlines.
>>  * Drop vcpu parameter from guest_get_eff_kern_l1e().  Its sole caller passes
>>    current, and its callee strictly operates on current.
> I'm not entirely convinced of this part, as I think the intention was
> to save the re-latching of "current", but anyway:

It'll be inlined anyway, given a sole caller.

We could have struct vcpu *curr as a parameter if you prefer, but having
just a plain v gives the false impression it can be used with something
other than current.


>>  * Switch guest_get_eff_kern_l1e()'s parameter from void * to l1_pgentry_t 
>> *.
>>    Both its caller and callee already use the correct type already.
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>

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