Re: [PATCH] RFC : Page table macros

From: Robin Holt <>
Date: 2005-11-16 23:41:52
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 10:09:46PM -0800, Chen, Kenneth W wrote:
> Ian Wienand wrote on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 9:01 PM
> > Please find below a patch to make some page table modifications
> > similar to something I posted earlier before the 4 level stuff.
> I'm not so sure about the change in ivt.S.  It makes the code a
> lot harder to read.  After all, the asm code in ivt.S is very
> low level and deal with all the low level detail anyway.  You
> aren't going to get away with more macros.

I disagree.  I think we could make significant improvements in
readability.  I don't think this patch is there, but it at
least starts the ball rolling.

Ian, let me throw a different version back at you today which
will hopefully clear up what I am thinking.

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