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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2019-09-26 10:29:42 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2019-09-26 10:29:42 -0700
commitcbafe18c71028d5e0ee1626b4776fea5d5824a78 (patch)
tree2bb7db7db4ed8df2801f7c16553c69fb27379f7f /Documentation
parentf41def397161053eb0d3ed6861ef65985efbf293 (diff)
parenta22fea94992a2bc5328005e62f368413ede49c14 (diff)
Merge branch 'akpm' (patches from Andrew)
Merge more updates from Andrew Morton: - almost all of the rest of -mm - various other subsystems Subsystems affected by this patch series: memcg, misc, core-kernel, lib, checkpatch, reiserfs, fat, fork, cpumask, kexec, uaccess, kconfig, kgdb, bug, ipc, lzo, kasan, madvise, cleanups, pagemap * emailed patches from Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>: (77 commits) arch/sparc/include/asm/pgtable_64.h: fix build mm: treewide: clarify pgtable_page_{ctor,dtor}() naming ntfs: remove (un)?likely() from IS_ERR() conditions IB/hfi1: remove unlikely() from IS_ERR*() condition xfs: remove unlikely() from WARN_ON() condition wimax/i2400m: remove unlikely() from WARN*() condition fs: remove unlikely() from WARN_ON() condition xen/events: remove unlikely() from WARN() condition checkpatch: check for nested (un)?likely() calls hexagon: drop empty and unused free_initrd_mem mm: factor out common parts between MADV_COLD and MADV_PAGEOUT mm: introduce MADV_PAGEOUT mm: change PAGEREF_RECLAIM_CLEAN with PAGE_REFRECLAIM mm: introduce MADV_COLD mm: untag user pointers in mmap/munmap/mremap/brk vfio/type1: untag user pointers in vaddr_get_pfn tee/shm: untag user pointers in tee_shm_register media/v4l2-core: untag user pointers in videobuf_dma_contig_user_get drm/radeon: untag user pointers in radeon_gem_userptr_ioctl drm/amdgpu: untag user pointers ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
2 files changed, 8 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst b/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst
index 08af5caf036d..f77de49b1d51 100644
--- a/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst
+++ b/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst
@@ -42,6 +42,9 @@ String Manipulation
.. kernel-doc:: lib/string.c
+.. kernel-doc:: include/linux/string.h
+ :internal:
.. kernel-doc:: mm/util.c
:functions: kstrdup kstrdup_const kstrndup kmemdup kmemdup_nul memdup_user
vmemdup_user strndup_user memdup_user_nul
diff --git a/Documentation/vm/split_page_table_lock.rst b/Documentation/vm/split_page_table_lock.rst
index 889b00be469f..ff51f4a5494d 100644
--- a/Documentation/vm/split_page_table_lock.rst
+++ b/Documentation/vm/split_page_table_lock.rst
@@ -54,9 +54,9 @@ Hugetlb-specific helpers:
Support of split page table lock by an architecture
-There's no need in special enabling of PTE split page table lock:
-everything required is done by pgtable_page_ctor() and pgtable_page_dtor(),
-which must be called on PTE table allocation / freeing.
+There's no need in special enabling of PTE split page table lock: everything
+required is done by pgtable_pte_page_ctor() and pgtable_pte_page_dtor(), which
+must be called on PTE table allocation / freeing.
Make sure the architecture doesn't use slab allocator for page table
allocation: slab uses page->slab_cache for its pages.
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ paths: i.e X86_PAE preallocate few PMDs on pgd_alloc().
With everything in place you can set CONFIG_ARCH_ENABLE_SPLIT_PMD_PTLOCK.
-NOTE: pgtable_page_ctor() and pgtable_pmd_page_ctor() can fail -- it must
+NOTE: pgtable_pte_page_ctor() and pgtable_pmd_page_ctor() can fail -- it must
be handled properly.
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ trick:
split lock with enabled DEBUG_SPINLOCK or DEBUG_LOCK_ALLOC, but costs
one more cache line for indirect access;
-The spinlock_t allocated in pgtable_page_ctor() for PTE table and in
+The spinlock_t allocated in pgtable_pte_page_ctor() for PTE table and in
pgtable_pmd_page_ctor() for PMD table.
Please, never access page->ptl directly -- use appropriate helper.

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