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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, "Christoph Hellwig" <hch@lst.de>,
	"Jérôme Glisse" <jglisse@redhat.com>,
	"Logan Gunthorpe" <logang@deltatee.com>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] mm, hmm: replace hmm_devmem_pages_create() with devm_memremap_pages()
Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 08:31:56 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180522063156.GD7925@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <152694213486.5484.5340142369038375338.stgit@dwillia2-desk3.amr.corp.intel.com>

On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 03:35:34PM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> Commit e8d513483300 "memremap: change devm_memremap_pages interface to
> use struct dev_pagemap" refactored devm_memremap_pages() to allow a
> dev_pagemap instance to be supplied. Passing in a dev_pagemap interface
> simplifies the design of pgmap type drivers in that they can rely on
> container_of() to lookup any private data associated with the given
> dev_pagemap instance.
> 
> In addition to the cleanups this also gives hmm users multi-order-radix
> improvements that arrived with commit ab1b597ee0e4 "mm,
> devm_memremap_pages: use multi-order radix for ZONE_DEVICE lookups"

None of them has any caller despite being in the tree for 9 month.
I think it's time to simply drop the whole hmm code instead instead of
carrying this dead weight around.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-22  6:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-21 22:35 [PATCH 0/5] mm: rework hmm to use devm_memremap_pages Dan Williams
2018-05-21 22:35 ` [PATCH 1/5] mm, devm_memremap_pages: mark devm_memremap_pages() EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL Dan Williams
2018-05-22  6:29   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-21 22:35 ` [PATCH 2/5] mm, devm_memremap_pages: handle errors allocating final devres action Dan Williams
2018-05-21 23:10   ` Andrew Morton
2018-05-22  0:07     ` Dan Williams
2018-05-22 16:42       ` Logan Gunthorpe
2018-05-22 16:56         ` Dan Williams
2018-05-22 17:03           ` Logan Gunthorpe
2018-05-22 17:25             ` Dan Williams
2018-05-22 17:36               ` Logan Gunthorpe
2018-05-22  6:30   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-21 22:35 ` [PATCH 3/5] mm, hmm: use devm semantics for hmm_devmem_{add, remove} Dan Williams
2018-05-22  6:30   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-21 22:35 ` [PATCH 4/5] mm, hmm: replace hmm_devmem_pages_create() with devm_memremap_pages() Dan Williams
2018-05-22  6:31   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2018-05-22 17:13   ` Logan Gunthorpe
2018-05-22 21:38     ` Dan Williams
2018-05-21 22:35 ` [PATCH 5/5] mm, hmm: mark hmm_devmem_{add, add_resource} EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL Dan Williams
2018-05-22  6:32   ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-22 21:31     ` Andrew Morton
2018-06-05 18:24       ` Jerome Glisse
2018-05-24  0:10 ` [PATCH 0/5] mm: rework hmm to use devm_memremap_pages Jerome Glisse
2018-05-24  3:18   ` Dan Williams
2018-05-24  6:35     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-29 22:22     ` Dave Airlie
2018-05-29 22:31       ` Dan Williams
2018-05-29 23:00         ` Dave Airlie
2018-05-29 23:33           ` Dan Williams
2018-06-05 18:48             ` Jerome Glisse
2018-06-05 22:19               ` Dave Airlie
2018-06-05 23:06                 ` Dan Williams
2018-06-06  0:08                   ` Jerome Glisse
2018-06-06  1:33                     ` Dan Williams
2018-06-06  7:14                       ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-06-07 14:16                       ` Jerome Glisse
2018-06-07 18:39                         ` Dan Williams

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