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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/3] x86/mm: Use a more descriptive name for pagetable mfns

On 13.12.2019 18:37, George Dunlap wrote:
> In many places, a PTE being modified is accompanied by the pagetable
> mfn which contains the PTE (primarily in order to be able to maintain
> linear mapping counts).  In many cases, this mfn is stored in the
> non-descript variable (or argement) "pfn".
> Replace these names with lNmfn, to indicate that 1) this is a
> pagetable mfn, and 2) that it is the same level as the PTE in
> question.  This should be enough to remind readers that it's the mfn
> containing the PTE.
> No functional change.
> Signed-off-by: George Dunlap <george.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>

I take it you considered by dropped the idea of switching to mfn_t
at the same time, as suggested by Andrew on v1?


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