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Date:	Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:21:03 -0500
From:	Rik van Riel <>
To:	Michel Lespinasse <>
CC:	Andy Lutomirski <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Al Viro <>,
	Hugh Dickins <>, Jorn_Engel <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/9] mm: make do_mmap_pgoff return populate as a size
 in bytes, not as a bool

On 12/22/2012 04:45 AM, Michel Lespinasse wrote:
> do_mmap_pgoff() rounds up the desired size to the next PAGE_SIZE multiple,
> however there was no equivalent code in mm_populate(), which caused issues.
> This could be fixed by introduced the same rounding in mm_populate(),
> however I think it's preferable to make do_mmap_pgoff() return populate
> as a size rather than as a boolean, so we don't have to duplicate the
> size rounding logic in mm_populate().
> Signed-off-by: Michel Lespinasse <>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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