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Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 20:12:32 +0200
From: Igor Stoppa <>
To: Dave Hansen <>, Mimi Zohar
 <>, Kees Cook <>,
 Matthew Wilcox <>, Dave Chinner <>,
 James Morris <>, Michal Hocko <>,,,
Cc:, Dave Hansen <>,
 Jonathan Corbet <>, Laura Abbott <>,
 Vlastimil Babka <>,
 "Kirill A. Shutemov" <>,
 Andrew Morton <>,
 Pavel Tatashin <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/17] prmem: shorthands for write rare on common types

On 25/10/2018 01:28, Dave Hansen wrote:
> On 10/23/18 2:34 PM, Igor Stoppa wrote:
>> Wrappers around the basic write rare functionality, addressing several
>> common data types found in the kernel, allowing to specify the new
>> values through immediates, like constants and defines.
> I have to wonder whether this is the right way, or whether a
> size-agnostic function like put_user() is the right way.  put_user() is
> certainly easier to use.

I definitely did not like it either.
But it was the best that came to my mind ...
The main purpose of this code was to show what I wanted to do.
Once more, thanks for pointing out a better way to do it.


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