[PATCH 1/3] arm64: mm: Add p?d_large() definitions

Nicholas Piggin npiggin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 2 13:07:11 AEST 2019

Will Deacon's on July 1, 2019 8:15 pm:
> On Mon, Jul 01, 2019 at 11:03:51AM +0100, Steven Price wrote:
>> On 01/07/2019 10:27, Will Deacon wrote:
>> > On Sun, Jun 23, 2019 at 07:44:44PM +1000, Nicholas Piggin wrote:
>> >> walk_page_range() is going to be allowed to walk page tables other than
>> >> those of user space. For this it needs to know when it has reached a
>> >> 'leaf' entry in the page tables. This information will be provided by the
>> >> p?d_large() functions/macros.
>> > 
>> > I can't remember whether or not I asked this before, but why not call
>> > this macro p?d_leaf() if that's what it's identifying? "Large" and "huge"
>> > are usually synonymous, so I find this naming needlessly confusing based
>> > on this patch in isolation.

Those page table macro names are horrible. Large, huge, leaf, wtf?
They could do with a sensible renaming. But this series just follows
naming that's alreay there on x86.


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