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    SubjectRe: CONFIG_SMP patch available for 2.1.54
    In netuse.lists.linux-kernel you write:
    >Instead of the suggested 'EXPORT_SYMBOL(i_am_SMP)' solution, IMO a better
    >way is to implement some 'powermodule' thing, single .o file, both SMP and
    >UP version of all functions. Generated automagically by "make modules",
    >interpreted by modutils. Could even have more 'styles', eg: P5,i386
    >optimizations, etc

    >we could even put several platforms into a single .o module file ... this
    >makes sense for distribution makers i guess.

    We call this "FAT binaries" in Nextstep. Our GUI frontend to
    make generates production code for Motorola, Intel, Sun and HP
    platforms in a single executeable file.


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