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[Xen-devel] [PATCHv1 0/2] mm: infrastructure for correctly handling foreign pages on Xen

These two patches are the common parts of a larger Xen series[1]
fixing several long-standing bugs the handling of foreign[2] pages in
Xen guests.

The first patch is required to fix get_user_pages[_fast]() with
userspace space mappings of such foreign pages.  Basically, pte_page()
doesn't work so an alternate mechanism is needed to get the page from
a VMA and address.  By requiring mappings needing this method are
'special' this should not have an impact on the common use cases.

The second patch isn't essential but helps with readability of the
resulting user of the page flag.

For further background reading see:



[1] http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2015-01/msg00326.html

[2] Another guest's page temporarily granted to this guest.

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