Re: [BK-2.4] [PATCH] Small do_mmap_pgoff correction

From: DervishD (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 07:32:51 EST

    Hi David :)

> Perfect :) If you want, I can make the patch and tell to Alan and
> Linus. Anyway, I think you will better heared than me O:))
> If you could take care of this, I would really be happy.

    OK, then, I'll prepare the patch.

> Anyway, I'll take a look at a new macro (lets say PAGE_ALIGN_SIZE
> or something as ugly as this ;)))
> How many places do we try to apply PAGE_ALIGN to a length?
> If it's just one or two spots, perhaps the special macro
> isn't worthwhile.

    I've seen four or five, without a detailed examination. Anyway,
since it would be a dangerous change (being in the MM code), I'll
count ocurrences and problems. There is no intrinsic problem in using
PAGE_ALIGN on a size if we know that size is small enough.

    Thanks for all, Dave :)
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