Commit 2326df55 authored by Yang Shi's avatar Yang Shi Committed by Will Deacon

arm64: always use STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS

Inspired by the counterpart of powerpc [1], which shows there is no negative
effect on code generation from enabling STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS with a modern
compiler.

And, Arnd's comment [2] about that patch says STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS could
be default as long as the architecture can pass structures in registers as
function arguments. ARM64 can do it as long as the size of structure <= 16
bytes. All the page table value types are u64 on ARM64.

The below disassembly demonstrates it, entry is pte_t type:

            entry = arch_make_huge_pte(entry, vma, page, writable);
   0xffff00000826fc38 <+80>:    and     x0, x0, #0xfffffffffffffffd
   0xffff00000826fc3c <+84>:    mov     w3, w21
   0xffff00000826fc40 <+88>:    mov     x2, x20
   0xffff00000826fc44 <+92>:    mov     x1, x19
   0xffff00000826fc48 <+96>:    orr     x0, x0, #0x400
   0xffff00000826fc4c <+100>:   bl      0xffff00000809bcc0 <arch_make_huge_pte>

[1] http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-mm/msg105951.html
[2] http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-mm/msg105969.html

Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
Acked-by: default avatarArnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Acked-by: default avatarCatalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarYang Shi <yang.shi@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarWill Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
parent c612505f
......@@ -27,10 +27,6 @@ typedef u64 pmdval_t;
typedef u64 pudval_t;
typedef u64 pgdval_t;
#undef STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS
#ifdef STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS
/*
* These are used to make use of C type-checking..
*/
......@@ -58,34 +54,6 @@ typedef struct { pteval_t pgprot; } pgprot_t;
#define pgprot_val(x) ((x).pgprot)
#define __pgprot(x) ((pgprot_t) { (x) } )
#else /* !STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS */
typedef pteval_t pte_t;
#define pte_val(x) (x)
#define __pte(x) (x)
#if CONFIG_PGTABLE_LEVELS > 2
typedef pmdval_t pmd_t;
#define pmd_val(x) (x)
#define __pmd(x) (x)
#endif
#if CONFIG_PGTABLE_LEVELS > 3
typedef pudval_t pud_t;
#define pud_val(x) (x)
#define __pud(x) (x)
#endif
typedef pgdval_t pgd_t;
#define pgd_val(x) (x)
#define __pgd(x) (x)
typedef pteval_t pgprot_t;
#define pgprot_val(x) (x)
#define __pgprot(x) (x)
#endif /* STRICT_MM_TYPECHECKS */
#if CONFIG_PGTABLE_LEVELS == 2
#include <asm-generic/pgtable-nopmd.h>
#elif CONFIG_PGTABLE_LEVELS == 3
......
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