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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] CPUSETS: remove SMP dependency
    On 10/27/05, Paul Jackson <> wrote:
    > Andrew, responding to Magnus:
    > > > Remove the SMP dependency from CPUSETS.
    > >
    > > Why?
    > As described in the posting that Magnus linked to, it seemed to me
    > like the cleaner approach - if there is no need to link two CONFIG
    > options, then don't.
    > Perhaps someone wants to build a uni-processor (UP) kernel for other
    > reasons, but still have it support running some stuff that depends
    > on cpusets being present.

    Exactly, and the current Kconfig assumes that all NUMA systems are
    configured with SMP. But that does not have to be the case, especially
    with NUMA_EMU.

    Depending on SMP only is wrong IMO because CPUSETS manages both sets
    of cpus (SMP) and sets of mems (NUMA).

    So CPUSETS should either depend on SMP || NUMA or nothing.

    / magnus
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