Subject: Re: pmap_enter can be delayed or not?
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/20/2001 22:20:24
On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 01:10:36PM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > manpage of pmap(9) says that pmap_enter can be delayed
> > > and pmap_update must be called to make sure that it's done.
> > > but comments in pmap.c of i386 and alpha say that it can't
> > > be delayed.
> > > which is correct?
> > The manpage is correct; the comments in those files are out of date.
> why/when is it changed?
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