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SubjectRe: 2.5.69-mm6
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On Gwe, 2003-05-16 at 11:04, bert hubert wrote:
> Please don't! For the same reason as the futexes, turning this off will
> randombly break stuff and on a pc it won't give any benefit.
>
> I'd vote for treating this patch just like the futexes one, making sure that
> those who know *how* can turn epoll off, but leave it out of make config.
>
> Furthermore, I wonder if this patch is a large savings, the bulk of epoll is
> infrastructure, not the few syscalls.

All of this stuff should be disablable and far more. It probably all
wants hiding under a single "Shrink feature set" type option most people
can skip over as they do with kernel debugging.

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