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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add notification of page becoming writable to VMA ops
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    On Tue, 2005-10-25 at 09:26 +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
    > On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
    > > On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 20:11 +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
    > >
    > > There really is quite a difference between mm/*.c in -mm and Linus
    > > kernel at present. Is all this planned to be merged as soon as 2.6.14
    > > is out or is -mm just a playground for now with no mainline merge
    > > intentions?
    >
    > It certainly won't all be merged as soon as 2.6.14 is out, some of it
    > has only just got into -mm. Andrew's current intention is to merge
    > the early part of the changes soonish after 2.6.14 gets out, but he's
    > not likely to merge it all into 2.6.15.

    Ok, sounds good. As long as they at least start converging...

    > But we aren't using -mm as a playground: it is likely to go forward,
    > provided it doesn't show regressions of some kind while it's in -mm.

    Cool.

    > > Just asking so I know whether to work against stock kernels or -mm for
    > > the moment...
    >
    > I'd recommend -mm for now.

    Great, thanks, will do.

    > page_mkwrite will want a spell in there too, won't it?

    Sure. But if the other mm changes in -mm were not going forward it
    would be a little silly to get page_mkwrite to work there only to have
    to rewrite it in order to get it merged...

    If Linus really is going to release .14 in the next few days,
    page_mkwrite is never going to make it into .15 anyway, no matter
    what... But .16 would be a realistic target I would have thought which
    seems to fit in nicely with the plans for -mm. (-:

    Best regards,

    Anton
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    Anton Altaparmakov <aia21 at cam.ac.uk> (replace at with @)
    Unix Support, Computing Service, University of Cambridge, CB2 3QH, UK
    Linux NTFS maintainer / IRC: #ntfs on irc.freenode.net
    WWW: http://linux-ntfs.sf.net/ & http://www-stu.christs.cam.ac.uk/~aia21/

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