Re: [PATCH] perf: remove orphan DEBUG_PERF_USE_VMALLOC

From: Vineet Gupta
Date: Tue Sep 27 2016 - 12:52:39 EST

On 09/27/2016 09:37 AM, Kim Phillips wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:53:56 -0700
> Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > This doesn't seem to be used anywhere
> I thought so too, until I got this response for an equivalent patch:

So this is some sort of "developer shortcut" to quickly enable 2 options with one
option. Purpose seems dubious to me ! It would still be possible to enable vmalloc
backed mmap on x86 by simply enabling that option from Kconfig.