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Re: [PATCH V7 1/3] MIPS: Rearrange PTE bits into fixed positions.

To: "Steven J. Hill" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V7 1/3] MIPS: Rearrange PTE bits into fixed positions.
From: David Daney <>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:20:08 -0800
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On 02/27/2015 11:04 AM, Steven J. Hill wrote:
On 02/27/2015 11:52 AM, David Daney wrote:

I think there is still misunderstanding.

Your patches leave us with definitions for *both* _PAGE_READ *and*
_PAGE_NO_READ defined in the source code.  My suggestion was to
eliminate all vestiges of _PAGE_READ and _PAGE_READ_SHIFT, and unify
all variants to use _PAGE_NO_READ

Okay, I see what you are after. I think it is worth doing, but I would
really like to get XPA into 4.0 along with this patch as it is. I will

4.0 seems to be long gone with respect to adding new features, although Ralf would obviously make the final decision.

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