Re: 2.6.6-mm1

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 01:42:15 EST

On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 06:51:18PM -0700, Wim Coekaerts wrote:
> > err, so why did I just merge the hugetlb_shm_group patch?
> because of what you mentioned. it takes a long time before that goes
> out, it's not even tested, and it doesn't apply to those 1000's of
> existing systems taht will break on upgrade. exactly what you said, it
> makes it possible to get to a different way smoothly in time. my
> comments were not "we can use it today".

So it's a hack for legacy oracle versions. nice. and for that we
introduce completely alien concepts like magic groups into the kernel..

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