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Date:   Tue, 2 Feb 2021 09:33:00 +0800
From:   Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@...wei.com>
To:     David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>
CC:     <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/huge_memory.c: use helper range_in_vma() in
 __split_huge_p[u|m]d_locked()

On 2021/2/2 5:27, David Rientjes wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Feb 2021, Miaohe Lin wrote:
> 
>> The helper range_in_vma() is introduced via commit 017b1660df89 ("mm:
>> migration: fix migration of huge PMD shared pages"). But we forgot to
>> use it in __split_huge_pud_locked() and __split_huge_pmd_locked().
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@...wei.com>
>> ---
>>  mm/huge_memory.c | 6 ++----
>>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
>> index 987cf5e4cf90..33353a4f95fb 100644
>> --- a/mm/huge_memory.c
>> +++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
>> @@ -1959,8 +1959,7 @@ static void __split_huge_pud_locked(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pud_t *pud,
>>  		unsigned long haddr)
>>  {
>>  	VM_BUG_ON(haddr & ~HPAGE_PUD_MASK);
>> -	VM_BUG_ON_VMA(vma->vm_start > haddr, vma);
>> -	VM_BUG_ON_VMA(vma->vm_end < haddr + HPAGE_PUD_SIZE, vma);
>> +	VM_BUG_ON_VMA(!range_in_vma(vma, haddr, haddr + HPAGE_PUD_SIZE), vma);
>>  	VM_BUG_ON(!pud_trans_huge(*pud) && !pud_devmap(*pud));
>>  
>>  	count_vm_event(THP_SPLIT_PUD);
>> @@ -2039,8 +2038,7 @@ static void __split_huge_pmd_locked(struct vm_area_struct *vma, pmd_t *pmd,
>>  	int i;
>>  
>>  	VM_BUG_ON(haddr & ~HPAGE_PMD_MASK);
>> -	VM_BUG_ON_VMA(vma->vm_start > haddr, vma);
>> -	VM_BUG_ON_VMA(vma->vm_end < haddr + HPAGE_PMD_SIZE, vma);
>> +	VM_BUG_ON_VMA(!range_in_vma(vma, haddr, haddr + HPAGE_PMD_SIZE), vma);
>>  	VM_BUG_ON(!is_pmd_migration_entry(*pmd) && !pmd_trans_huge(*pmd)
>>  				&& !pmd_devmap(*pmd));
>>  
> 
> This actually loses information, right?  Before the patch, we can 
> determine which conditional is failing because we know the line number 
> that the VM_BUG_ON() is happening on.  After the patch, we don't know 
> this.
> 

You are right. We can determine which conditional is failing only through line number
via VM_BUG_ON_VMA. So this will loses the information. My careless. :(
Many thanks for kindly explanation.

> I don't think that's crucial, but I'm not sure it makes sense to do this 
> if the only upside is that we removed one total line of code :)
> .
> 

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