Re: [PATCH 07/11] unpaged: COW on VM_UNPAGED

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Nov 18 2005 - 02:47:16 EST

Hugh Dickins <hugh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, David S. Miller wrote:
> > From: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 16:46:56 +1100
> >
> > > I think for 2.6.15, yes. We [read: I :(] was too hasty in removing
> > > this completely.
> No, that was not too hasty: we all agreed that the case _ought_ not to
> arise, and we hadn't worked out the right code to handle it if it did
> arise. What was disappointing is that nobody reported the messages
> while it was in -mm

The window was small - only 1-2 days. I took a punt on jamming it in early
because we want the patches and everyone in the world seems to be hacking
on core mm. As it turns out it wasn't a terribly good punt, but we'll get
there. Well. You will ;)
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