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From: Andrea Arcangeli <andrea@suse.de>
To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Richard Henderson <rth@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: unregistered changes to the user<->kernel API
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 19:44:20 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20010614194419.A715@athlon.random> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20010614191219.A30567@athlon.random> <3B28F376.1F528D5A@mandrakesoft.com>
In-Reply-To: <3B28F376.1F528D5A@mandrakesoft.com>; from jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com on Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 01:25:10PM -0400

On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 01:25:10PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> They don't hurt but it's also a bad precedent - you don't want to add a
> ton of CONFIG_xxx to the Linus tree for stuff outside the Linus tree. 
> disagree with this patch.

If tux will ever be merged into mainline eventually I don't think
there's a value in defer such bit. Of course if tux will never get
merged then I totally agree with you.

> this conflicts with noone, so can wait for tux patch

same as above.

> ouch!   I would understand if this was inside CONFIG_TUX, but even so I
> would disagree until Tux is merged.

Then you may prefer to wait tux to be merged before merging the rest as
well, in the meantime 90% of the kernels running out there will show
such stuff out of /proc/stats (hopefully "the same stuff" which is why
I'm posting those patches in first place).

Andrea

  reply	other threads:[~2001-06-14 17:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-14 17:12 Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 17:16 ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 17:21   ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 17:32     ` Richard Henderson
2001-06-14 17:47       ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 18:16         ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 18:17         ` Richard Henderson
2001-06-14 18:10       ` Alexander Viro
2001-06-14 17:25 ` Jeff Garzik
2001-06-14 17:44   ` Andrea Arcangeli [this message]
2001-06-14 17:52     ` Jeff Garzik
2001-06-14 18:03       ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 18:11         ` Alan Cox
2001-06-14 18:27           ` Andrea Arcangeli
2001-06-14 21:43           ` Albert D. Cahalan

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