lists.openwall.net   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] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:53:24 -0800
From:   Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@...cle.com>
To:     Oscar Salvador <osalvador@...e.de>,
        Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        Michal Hocko <mhocko@...nel.org>,
        Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@...jp.nec.com>,
        Muchun Song <songmuchun@...edance.com>,
        David Hildenbrand <david@...hat.com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] hugetlb: convert page_huge_active() to HP_Migratable
 flag

On 1/16/21 4:06 AM, Oscar Salvador wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 04:24:16AM +0000, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
>> and name these HPG_restore_reserve and HPG_migratable
>>
>> and generate the calls to hugetlb_set_page_flag etc from macros, eg:
>>
>> #define TESTHPAGEFLAG(uname, lname)					\
>> static __always_inline bool HPage##uname(struct page *page)		\
>> { return test_bit(HPG_##lname, &page->private); }
>> ...
>> #define HPAGEFLAG(uname, lname)						\
>> 	TESTHPAGEFLAG(uname, lname)					\
>> 	SETHPAGEFLAG(uname, lname)					\
>> 	CLEARHPAGEFLAG(uname, lname)
>>
>> HPAGEFLAG(RestoreReserve, restore_reserve)
>> HPAGEFLAG(Migratable, migratable)
>>
>> just to mirror page-flags.h more closely.
> 
> That is on me.
> I thought that given the low number of flags, we coud get away with:
> 
> hugetlb_{set,test,clear}_page_flag(page, flag)
> 
> and call it from the code.
> But some of the flags need to be set/tested outside hugetlb code, so
> it indeed looks nicer and more consistent to follow page-flags.h convention.
> 
> Sorry for the noise.

Thanks everyone!

I was unsure about the best way to go for this.  Will send out a new version
in a few days using the page-flag style macros.

-- 
Mike Kravetz

Powered by blists - more mailing lists