Re: [PATCH] arch: uapi: asm: mman.h: Support MADV_FREE for madvise()

From: Carlos O'Donell
Date: Mon Dec 01 2014 - 17:02:01 EST

On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 4:35 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 9:52 PM, Max Filippov <jcmvbkbc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 11:43 PM, Chen Gang <gang.chen.5i5j@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> At present, kernel supports madvise(MADV_FREE), so can benefit to all
>>> related architectures (can grep MADV_WILLNEED or MADV_REMOVE in "arch/"
>>> to know about all related architectures).
>> A similar patch has been posted a while ago:
> Would it be possible to use the same number everywhere?

Yes please. It's ridiculous that we still need patches like this.

I proposed unifying all this two years ago, but didn't follow up.

>From glibc's perspective it would be simpler if we started using the
same number everywhere.

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