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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 0/3] make sure PGC_extra pages are dealt with properly

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
> Sent: 24 March 2020 09:39
> To: Paul Durrant <paul@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Andrew Cooper 
> <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>; George Dunlap
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> Grall <julien@xxxxxxx>;
> Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>; Roger Pau Monné 
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> Stabellini <sstabellini@xxxxxxxxxx>; Tim Deegan <tim@xxxxxxx>; Wei Liu 
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> Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 0/3] make sure PGC_extra pages are dealt with properly
> On 18.03.2020 18:32, Paul Durrant wrote:
> > This series was formerly called "remove one more shared xenheap page:
> > shared_info" but I have dropped the patches actually changing shared_info
> > and just left the PGC_extra clean-up that was previously intertwined.
> >
> > Paul Durrant (3):
> >   mm: keep PGC_extra pages on a separate list
> >   x86 / ioreq: use a MEMF_no_refcount allocation for server pages...
> >   mm: add 'is_special_page' inline function...
> So I'm confused - I had just replied twice to v6 patch 5/5. This
> series calls itself v4 and consists of the middle three patches
> of what v6 was. What's the deal? Is this really v7, and the two
> patches have been dropped / postponed?

Sorry, I clearly got confused with numbering against one of my other series. 
Yes, this should be v7.

I wanted to send the patches that clear up use of PGC_extra, separating from 
the change to shared_info since I'm pressed for time to complete all the other 
conversions from xenheap pages such that I can send them as a single series.


> Jan



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