Re: [Patch 2/3] Export get_one_pte_map.

From: Robin Holt <holt_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-10-18 01:14:30
On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 01:33:53PM +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Oct 2005, Robin Holt wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 01:41:52PM +0200, Dave Hansen wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2005-10-17 at 06:31 -0500, Robin Holt wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 02:30:38PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 02:22:25PM -0500, Robin Holt wrote:
> > > > > > +EXPORT_SYMBOL(get_one_pte_map);
> > 
> > I got a little push from our internal incident tracking system for
> > this being a module.  _GPL it will be.
> 
> Sorry, Robin, I've not been following your patches.  But if you look
> at 2.6.14-rc4-mm1, you'll find that there isn't even a get_one_pte_map
> there.  Though there's no certainty yet that my pt locking changes, or
> Nick's PageReserved changes, will actually go forward, there's a lot of
> work queued up in -mm that is likely to affect your code.  And I don't
> think exporting internal functions from mremap.c, _GPL or otherwise,
> is the way to go.

I am currently getting pressure from my management to get something
checked into the tree for 2.6.15.  Would it be reasonable to ask
that the current patch be included and then I work up another patch
which introduces a ->nopfn type change for the -mm tree?

Thanks,
Robin

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