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    SubjectRe: [rfc] 2.6.19-rc1-git5: consolidation of file backed fault handlers
    On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 15:33 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 04:21:32PM +0200, Nick Piggin wrote:
    > > This patchset is against 2.6.19-rc1-mm1 up to
    > > numa-add-zone_to_nid-function-swap_prefetch.patch (ie. no readahead stuff,
    > > which causes big rejects and would be much easier to fix in readahead
    > > patches than here). Other than this feature, the -mm specific stuff is
    > > pretty simple (mainly straightforward filesystem conversions).
    > >
    > > Changes since last round:
    > > - trimmed the cc list, no big changes since last time.
    > > - fix the few buglets preventing it from actually booting
    > > - reinstate filemap_nopage and filemap_populate, because they're exported
    > > symbols even though no longer used in the tree. Schedule for removal.
    > Just kill them and the whole ->populate methods. We have a better API that
    > replaces them 100% with your patch, and they've never been a widespread
    > API.

    concur; just nuke the parts that have become unused right away. They're
    not "removed" as such, but "replaced by better"

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