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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] rmap 18 i_mmap_nonlinear
    On 29 Apr 2004, James Bottomley wrote:
    > On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 01:10, Hugh Dickins wrote:
    > > That's right, arm and parisc do handle them differently: currently
    > > arm ignores i_mmap (and I think rmk was wondering a few months ago
    > > whether that's actually correct, given that MAP_SHARED mappings
    > > which can never become writable go in there - and that surprise is
    > > itself a very good reason for combining them), and parisc... ah,
    > > what it does in Linus' tree at present is about the same for both,
    > > but there are some changes on the way.
    > Actually, as I said before, parisc is reworking the cache flushing stuff

    Yes, not forgotten, that's what I meant by saying some changes on the way.

    > in our tree. As things currently stand we've altered our map allocation
    > so that we now treat i_mmap no differently from i_mmap_shared, so we'd

    Ah, not quite so in what you last showed me, but no matter...

    > be fine with merging them.

    Great, thanks. No need for you to refresh me: if I do go ahead with
    merging them (not my current priority), it'll be obvious from whatever
    patch I show against -mm, what change you'd want to make to your tree.


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