Re: running get_user_pages() from kernel thread

From: Johannes Weiner
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 17:55:27 EST

[added Andrew on Cc]

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 09:57:30PM +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> 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.

That's for sure, I just didn't want to plant it on you :)

> But I win by one checkpatch point, and a few minutes ;)

Checkpatch compatibility restored, now back to the time machine!
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