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Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2018 08:11:15 +1100
From: Kees Cook <>
To: Igor Stoppa <>
Cc: Christopher Lameter <>,, Michal Hocko <>, 
	Laura Abbott <>, Christoph Hellwig <>, 
	Matthew Wilcox <>, 
	linux-security-module <>, Linux-MM <>, 
	LKML <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/6] struct page: add field for vm_struct

On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 11:42 PM, Igor Stoppa <> wrote:
> On 01/02/18 02:00, Christopher Lameter wrote:
>> Would it not be better to use compound page allocations here?
>> page_head(whatever) gets you the head page where you can store all sorts
>> of information about the chunk of memory.
> Can you please point me to this function/macro? I don't seem to be able
> to find it, at least not in 4.15

IIUC, he means PageHead(), which is also hard to grep for, since it is
a constructed name, via Page##uname in include/linux/page-flags.h:



Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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