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SubjectRe: [PATCH]: linux-2.5.42uc1 (MMU-less support)
On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 01:25:49AM +1000, Greg Ungerer wrote:
> Hi All,
> An updated uClinux patch is available at:
> Changelog:
> 1. v850 update

There are a bunch of CVS .#* files left from this one.
v850_defs.h wants updating to the generic generate-asm-offsets.h
mechanism (check the toplevel Makefile)
Please stop the ugly symlink hell with the linker scripts -
we have for that.
it should read something like:

#include <linux/config.h>
#ifdef BOARD1
#include ""

for v850

Could you please explain the rootfs hacks in v850?
I don't think we want those in mainline but rather generic

Also please remove arch/v850/sim/* - that stuff doesn't
belong into the kernel tree.

> 2. cleaned up mm/page_alloc.c

Why do you put set_page_refs into a header? Separating it out
looks good to me, but IMHO it should stay in page_alloc.c.
BTW, are you sure that you don't need to set the refs in the
other caller of prep_new_page? To me it looks like you should
and then you could merge it into prep_new_page.

Also, what is CONFIG_CONTIGUOUS_PAGE_ALLOC doing? It seems not
fully implemented but adds lots of uglieness :)
CONFIG_NO_MMU_LARGE_ALLOCS might want a saner name, btw

General commets:
- files have three-space, not two-space indentation
- I don't think you want to keep around the old binfmt_flat
format when merghin into mainline
- MAX_SHARED_LIBS is never used
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