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authorRandy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>2007-10-16 23:31:29 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-10-17 08:43:07 -0700
commit8d63494f780a77f3edfe9b470d65b7f265ae8d5a (patch)
tree9804470c7e12e769ea79c328f0d6f4a37dd3f8ec /mm/fremap.c
parentf32143a2fedfa299d790ca96bff9b1d2e2d6996b (diff)
downloadlinux-8d63494f780a77f3edfe9b470d65b7f265ae8d5a.tar.gz
remap_file_pages: kernel-doc corrections
Fix kernel-doc for sys_remap_file_pages() and add info to the 'prot' NOTE. Rename __prot parameter to prot. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Acked-by: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm/fremap.c')
-rw-r--r--mm/fremap.c24
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/mm/fremap.c b/mm/fremap.c
index 37a93f8f3ae..14bd3bf7826 100644
--- a/mm/fremap.c
+++ b/mm/fremap.c
@@ -97,26 +97,28 @@ static int populate_range(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
}
-/***
- * sys_remap_file_pages - remap arbitrary pages of a shared backing store
- * file within an existing vma.
+/**
+ * sys_remap_file_pages - remap arbitrary pages of an existing VM_SHARED vma
* @start: start of the remapped virtual memory range
* @size: size of the remapped virtual memory range
- * @prot: new protection bits of the range
- * @pgoff: to be mapped page of the backing store file
+ * @prot: new protection bits of the range (see NOTE)
+ * @pgoff: to-be-mapped page of the backing store file
* @flags: 0 or MAP_NONBLOCKED - the later will cause no IO.
*
- * this syscall works purely via pagetables, so it's the most efficient
+ * sys_remap_file_pages remaps arbitrary pages of an existing VM_SHARED vma
+ * (shared backing store file).
+ *
+ * This syscall works purely via pagetables, so it's the most efficient
* way to map the same (large) file into a given virtual window. Unlike
* mmap()/mremap() it does not create any new vmas. The new mappings are
* also safe across swapout.
*
- * NOTE: the 'prot' parameter right now is ignored, and the vma's default
- * protection is used. Arbitrary protections might be implemented in the
- * future.
+ * NOTE: the 'prot' parameter right now is ignored (but must be zero),
+ * and the vma's default protection is used. Arbitrary protections
+ * might be implemented in the future.
*/
asmlinkage long sys_remap_file_pages(unsigned long start, unsigned long size,
- unsigned long __prot, unsigned long pgoff, unsigned long flags)
+ unsigned long prot, unsigned long pgoff, unsigned long flags)
{
struct mm_struct *mm = current->mm;
struct address_space *mapping;
@@ -125,7 +127,7 @@ asmlinkage long sys_remap_file_pages(unsigned long start, unsigned long size,
int err = -EINVAL;
int has_write_lock = 0;
- if (__prot)
+ if (prot)
return err;
/*
* Sanitize the syscall parameters: