Commit d0811078 authored by Michael S. Tsirkin's avatar Michael S. Tsirkin Committed by Linus Torvalds

mm/gup.c: document return value

__get_user_pages_fast handles errors differently from
get_user_pages_fast: the former always returns the number of pages
pinned, the later might return a negative error code.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1522962072-182137-6-git-send-email-mst@redhat.comSigned-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin's avatarMichael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Thorsten Leemhuis <regressions@leemhuis.info>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent c61611f7
......@@ -178,6 +178,8 @@ static int gup_pud_range(pgd_t pgd, unsigned long addr, unsigned long end,
/*
* Like get_user_pages_fast() except its IRQ-safe in that it won't fall
* back to the regular GUP.
* Note a difference with get_user_pages_fast: this always returns the
* number of pages pinned, 0 if no pages were pinned.
*/
int __get_user_pages_fast(unsigned long start, int nr_pages, int write,
struct page **pages)
......
......@@ -220,6 +220,8 @@ static inline int gup_p4d_range(pgd_t *pgdp, pgd_t pgd, unsigned long addr,
/*
* Like get_user_pages_fast() except its IRQ-safe in that it won't fall
* back to the regular GUP.
* Note a difference with get_user_pages_fast: this always returns the
* number of pages pinned, 0 if no pages were pinned.
*/
int __get_user_pages_fast(unsigned long start, int nr_pages, int write,
struct page **pages)
......
......@@ -160,6 +160,8 @@ static int gup_pud_range(pgd_t pgd, unsigned long addr, unsigned long end,
/*
* Like get_user_pages_fast() except its IRQ-safe in that it won't fall
* back to the regular GUP.
* Note a difference with get_user_pages_fast: this always returns the
* number of pages pinned, 0 if no pages were pinned.
*/
int __get_user_pages_fast(unsigned long start, int nr_pages, int write,
struct page **pages)
......
......@@ -193,6 +193,10 @@ static int gup_pud_range(pgd_t pgd, unsigned long addr, unsigned long end,
return 1;
}
/*
* Note a difference with get_user_pages_fast: this always returns the
* number of pages pinned, 0 if no pages were pinned.
*/
int __get_user_pages_fast(unsigned long start, int nr_pages, int write,
struct page **pages)
{
......
......@@ -1740,7 +1740,9 @@ bool gup_fast_permitted(unsigned long start, int nr_pages, int write)
/*
* Like get_user_pages_fast() except it's IRQ-safe in that it won't fall back to
* the regular GUP. It will only return non-negative values.
* the regular GUP.
* Note a difference with get_user_pages_fast: this always returns the
* number of pages pinned, 0 if no pages were pinned.
*/
int __get_user_pages_fast(unsigned long start, int nr_pages, int write,
struct page **pages)
......
......@@ -297,8 +297,10 @@ void arch_pick_mmap_layout(struct mm_struct *mm, struct rlimit *rlim_stack)
/*
* Like get_user_pages_fast() except its IRQ-safe in that it won't fall
* back to the regular GUP.
* If the architecture not support this function, simply return with no
* page pinned
* Note a difference with get_user_pages_fast: this always returns the
* number of pages pinned, 0 if no pages were pinned.
* If the architecture does not support this function, simply return with no
* pages pinned.
*/
int __weak __get_user_pages_fast(unsigned long start,
int nr_pages, int write, struct page **pages)
......
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