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Date:   Fri, 1 May 2020 15:48:53 -0700
From:   Andrew Morton <>
To:     Wei Yang <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] mm/swapfile.c: count won't be bigger than

On Fri,  1 May 2020 01:52:59 +0000 Wei Yang <> wrote:

> When the condition is true, there are two possibilities:

I'm struggling with this one.

>    1. count == SWAP_MAP_BAD

I'm not sure what 2. is trying to say.  For a start, (SWAP_MAP_MAX &
COUNT_CONTINUED) is zero.  I guess it meant "|"?

Also, the return value documentation says we return EINVAL for migration
entries.  Where's that happening, or is the comment out of date?

> The first case would be filtered by the first if in __swap_duplicate().
> And the second case means this swap entry is for shmem. Since we never
> do another duplication for shmem swap entry. This won't happen neither.

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