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Date:   Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:27:27 +0300
From:   "Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill@...temov.name>
To:     Anshuman Khandual <anshuman.khandual@....com>
Cc:     linux-mm@...ck.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Sudeep Dutt <sudeep.dutt@...el.com>,
        Ashutosh Dixit <ashutosh.dixit@...el.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Kate Stewart <kstewart@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Allison Randal <allison@...utok.net>,
        Richard Fontana <rfontana@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] mm/vma: Replace all remaining open encodings with
 vma_set_anonymous()

On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 10:33:52AM +0530, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
> This replaces all remaining open encodings with vma_set_anonymous().
> 
> Cc: Sudeep Dutt <sudeep.dutt@...el.com>
> Cc: Ashutosh Dixit <ashutosh.dixit@...el.com>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
> Cc: Kate Stewart <kstewart@...uxfoundation.org>
> Cc: Allison Randal <allison@...utok.net>
> Cc: Richard Fontana <rfontana@...hat.com>
> Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Anshuman Khandual <anshuman.khandual@....com>
> ---
>  drivers/misc/mic/scif/scif_mmap.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/misc/mic/scif/scif_mmap.c b/drivers/misc/mic/scif/scif_mmap.c
> index a151d416f39c..1f0dec5df994 100644
> --- a/drivers/misc/mic/scif/scif_mmap.c
> +++ b/drivers/misc/mic/scif/scif_mmap.c
> @@ -580,7 +580,7 @@ static void scif_munmap(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
>  	 * The kernel probably zeroes these out but we still want
>  	 * to clean up our own mess just in case.
>  	 */
> -	vma->vm_ops = NULL;
> +	vma_set_anonymous(vma);
>  	vma->vm_private_data = NULL;
>  	kref_put(&vmapvt->ref, vma_pvt_release);
>  	scif_delete_vma(ep, vma);

This is misleading. The VMA doesn't become anonymous here. This is undo of
the previously overwritten vm_ops. I think we should leave it opencodded.

-- 
 Kirill A. Shutemov

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