[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 0/4] mm/gup, drm/i915: refactor gup_fast, convert to pin_user_pages()

John Hubbard jhubbard at nvidia.com
Fri May 22 22:22:09 UTC 2020

On 2020-05-22 04:40, Souptick Joarder wrote:
>> 3) Make it easy for an upcoming patch from Souptick, which aims to
>>     convert __get_user_pages_fast() to use a gup_flags argument, instead
>>     of a bool writeable arg.  Also, if this series looks good, we can
>>     ask Souptick to change the name as well, to whatever the consensus
>>     is. My initial recommendation is: get_user_pages_fast_only(), to
>>     match the new pin_user_pages_only().
> Shall I hold my changes till 5.8-rc1 , when this series will appear upstream ?

I don't really see any problem with your posting something that is based on
the latest linux-next (which has my changes now). Should be fine. And in
fact it would be nice to get that done in this round, so that the pin* and
get* APIs look the same.

John Hubbard

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