lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Wed, 26 Aug 2020 03:26:23 +0100
From:   Matthew Wilcox <>
To:     "Darrick J. Wong" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/9] iomap: Support arbitrarily many blocks per page

On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 02:02:03PM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> >  /*
> > - * Structure allocated for each page when block size < PAGE_SIZE to track
> > + * Structure allocated for each page when block size < page size to track
> >   * sub-page uptodate status and I/O completions.
> "for each regular page or head page of a huge page"?  Or whatever we're
> calling them nowadays?

Well, that's what I'm calling a "page" ;-)

How about "for each page or THP"?  The fact that it's stored in the
head page is incidental -- it's allocated for the THP.

Powered by blists - more mailing lists