Re: [PATCH v3 01/12] mm/debug_vm_pgtable: Introduce struct pgtable_debug_args

From: Anshuman Khandual
Date: Wed Jul 21 2021 - 07:08:51 EST

On 7/21/21 4:09 PM, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
> On 7/21/21 3:50 PM, Gavin Shan wrote:
>> Hi Anshuman,
>> On 7/21/21 3:44 PM, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
>>> On 7/19/21 6:36 PM, Gavin Shan wrote:
>>>> In debug_vm_pgtable(), there are many local variables introduced to
>>>> track the needed information and they are passed to the functions for
>>>> various test cases. It'd better to introduce a struct as place holder
>>>> for these information. With it, what the functions for various test
>>>> cases need is the struct, to simplify the code. It also makes code
>>>> easier to be maintained.
>>>> Besides, set_xxx_at() could access the data on the corresponding pages
>>>> in the page table modifying tests. So the accessed pages in the tests
>>>> should have been allocated from buddy. Otherwise, we're accessing pages
>>>> that aren't owned by us. This causes issues like page flag corruption.
>>>> This introduces "struct pgtable_debug_args". The struct is initialized
>>>> and destroyed, but the information in the struct isn't used yet. They
>>>> will be used in subsequent patches.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Gavin Shan <gshan@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> ---
>>>>   mm/debug_vm_pgtable.c | 197 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>>>>   1 file changed, 196 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> I saw you've finished the review on PATCH[v3 01/12] and PATCH[v3 02/12].
>> I will wait to integrate your comments to v4 until you finish the review
>> on all patches in v3 series
> Yes, please do wait for the complete review and test before going for V4.
> Also please add the following emails on copy next time, so that we might
> have some more reviews here. Thank you.
> + Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@xxxxxxxxxx>
> + Gerald Schaefer <gerald.schaefer@xxxxxxxxxx>

This one instead.

Gerald Schaefer <gerald.schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>