Re: running get_user_pages() from kernel thread

From: Hugh Dickins
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 16:58:42 EST

On Tue, 16 Jun 2009, Johannes Weiner wrote:
> Did you have a particular reason not to pass in the faulting mm
> instead?

No good reason.

> As the swap token should only care about the faulting address space
> leading to swap io and not about the running process anyway, we could
> do it like below and remove all those pesky current->derefs in the
> same go. What do you think?

I think we'll have to claim joint authorship.
But I win by one checkpatch point, and a few minutes ;)

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