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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm -v7 4/9] mm, THP, swap: Add get_huge_swap_page()
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Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 01:32:04PM +0800, Huang, Ying wrote:
>> @@ -527,6 +527,23 @@ static inline swp_entry_t get_swap_page(void)
>>
>> #endif /* CONFIG_SWAP */
>>
>> +#ifdef CONFIG_THP_SWAP_CLUSTER
>> +static inline swp_entry_t get_huge_swap_page(void)
>> +{
>> + swp_entry_t entry;
>> +
>> + if (get_swap_pages(1, &entry, true))
>> + return entry;
>> + else
>> + return (swp_entry_t) {0};
>> +}
>> +#else
>> +static inline swp_entry_t get_huge_swap_page(void)
>> +{
>> + return (swp_entry_t) {0};
>> +}
>> +#endif
>
> Your introducing a function without a user, making it very hard to
> judge whether the API is well-designed for the callers or not.
>
> I pointed this out as a systemic problem with this patch series in v3,
> along with other stuff, but with the way this series is structured I'm
> having a hard time seeing whether you implemented my other feedback or
> whether your counter arguments to them are justified.
>
> I cannot review and ack these patches this way.

Sorry for inconvenience, I will send a new version to combine the
function definition and usage into one patch at least for you to
review. But I think we can continue our discussion in the comments your
raised so far firstly, what do you think about that?

Best Regards,
Huang, Ying

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