Re: powerpc32: missing accessors to pgprot_t objects

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Tue Dec 09 2014 - 05:14:07 EST

On Tue, 2014-12-09 at 21:06 +1100, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-08-12 at 14:16:29 UTC, LEROY Christophe wrote:
> > Compilation with #define STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS in arch/powerpc/include/asm/page.h
> > fails due to missing use of pgprot_val() when using pgprot_t objects.
> Any idea when this broke? Recently, or has it gone unnoticed for a long time?

Probably a very long time...

Now the reason we didn't leave STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS enable back in the
day is that gcc was doing a terrible job at compiling it resulting in
bloated inefficient code.

I wouldn't be surprised if that is all fixed...


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