Re: [2.6 patch] mm/swap_state.c: unexport swapper_space

From: Russell King
Date: Tue Mar 08 2005 - 04:11:39 EST

On Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 10:49:12PM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I disagree. swapper_state is far too much of an internal detail to be
> exported. I argued that way when page_mapping was changed to use it and
> that's why the architectures moved their helpers out of line.
> Looks like the exported unfortunately got added anyway although we settled
> that discussion.

Well, since ARM's usage of page_mapping() is out of line (which is
where it'll now stay) I think Christoph is correct. Maybe this is
something which should be aired on linux-arch for the other arch

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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