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Date:   Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:23:52 +0200
From:   Jesper Nilsson <>
To:     Lorenzo Stoakes <>
Cc:,,, Jan Kara <>,,,
        Dave Hansen <>,,,,,,,,,, Hugh Dickins <>,, Rik van Riel <>,,,,,,
        Linus Torvalds <>,,,,,,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        Mel Gorman <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/10] mm: replace access_process_vm() write parameter
 with gup_flags

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 01:20:20AM +0100, Lorenzo Stoakes wrote:
> This patch removes the write parameter from access_process_vm() and replaces it
> with a gup_flags parameter as use of this function previously _implied_
> FOLL_FORCE, whereas after this patch callers explicitly pass this flag.
> We make this explicit as use of FOLL_FORCE can result in surprising behaviour
> (and hence bugs) within the mm subsystem.
> Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Stoakes <>
> ---
>  arch/cris/arch-v32/kernel/ptrace.c |  4 ++--

For the CRIS part:

Acked-by: Jesper Nilsson <>

/^JN - Jesper Nilsson
               Jesper Nilsson --

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