[RFC 1/5] powerpc: Rename context.vdso_base to context.vdso

Balbir Singh bsingharora at gmail.com
Mon May 2 11:05:25 AEST 2016

On 29/04/16 01:18, Christopher Covington wrote:
> In order to share remap and unmap support for the VDSO with other
> architectures without duplicating the code, we need a common name and type
> for the address of the VDSO. An informal survey of the architectures
> indicates unsigned long vdso is popular. Change the variable name in
> powerpc from mm->context.vdso_base to simply mm->context.vdso.

Could you please provide additional details on why the remap/unmap operations are required?
This patch does rename, but should it abstract via a function acesss to vmap field using arch_* operations? Not sure

Balbir Singh

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