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Date:   Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:02:12 -0400
From:   Boris Ostrovsky <>
To:     Jan Beulich <>, Juergen Gross <>
Cc:     Stefano Stabellini <>,
        "" <>,
        lkml <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] xen/privcmd: drop "pages" parameter from

On 9/22/21 6:18 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
> The function doesn't use it and all of its callers say in a comment that
> their respective arguments are to be non-NULL only in auto-translated
> mode. Since xen_remap_domain_mfn_array() isn't supposed to be used by
> non-PV, drop the parameter there as well. It was bogusly passed as non-
> NULL (PRIV_VMA_LOCKED) by its only caller anyway. For
> xen_remap_domain_gfn_range(), otoh, it's not clear at all why this
> wouldn't want / might not need to gain auto-translated support down the
> road, so the parameter is retained there despite now remaining unused
> (and the only caller passing NULL); correct a respective comment as
> well.
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <>

Reviewed-by: Boris Ostrovsky <>

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