Re: [PATCH] VM routine fixes
From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 10:38:20 EST
On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, David Howells wrote:
> So not having an MMU, page tables or PTEs or any requirement for operations
> that act upon them is not enough?
No. It's a matter of abstraction. If you can _abstract_ the thing away,
that's fine. I don't want more #ifdef's in source code, but you can have a
totally different file that doesnt' do the things that aren't appropriate
Yes, we've already got #ifdef's in code, but the point is that we don't
add them unless there is serious _need_. And even then it's a sign of
trouble. In this case, the sign of trouble is bigger than the need.
uClinux might as well have a dummy "struct vm_operations", if only to make
the damn thing look more like real Linux.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/