Re: PATCH 2.4.23-pre6 add kmap_types.h for CONFIG_CRYPTO

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2003-10-17 05:40:22
On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 12:29:58PM -0700, Grant Grundler wrote:
> This doesn't feel like a great solution.
> Willy suggested the right fix might be to not require all arches to
> provide asm/kmap_types.h.  I'll let the folks who know WTH kmap_types.h
> is really for debate and submit this with the hope of getting the
> ia64-linux to build with CONFIG_CRYPTO.

Cloning kmap_types from i386 is a pretty bad idea since that architecture
actually supports highmem.  Better to clone from an arch which has no
support for highmem such as ARM.

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