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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] restore export of handle_mm_fault for Mac on Linux
    On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 08:51:31AM -0400, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 10:45:02PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
    > > > Has been rejected a few times. An now that we actually have kvm
    > > > for powerpc in tree MOL should just merge with that project and
    > > > do the right things in tree instead of beeing a really hacky
    > > > module subverting the VM.
    > >
    > > We don't have KVM for the "classic" 32-bit PowerPC processors, only
    > > for the 44x family. And doing KVM for the classic 32-bit processors
    > > would probably involve just as much hackery as MOL. :)
    > I don't think so. Doing it properly in-tree will mean that it is
    > a) properly reviewed
    > b) means we can do the major VM bits in the kernel without these
    > really stupid exports
    > Have you looked at MOL recently? It's more than disgusting.
    > And in addition to these issue we do of course as policy not add
    > random hooks in the kernel tree for out of tree stuff. Especially
    > for hacks like this that don't even have the intention to get merged.

    This is not true anymore. See my other message to this thread. Joseph
    Jezak is working on a mergeable module.


    Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
    Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
    ~ Samuel Beckett ~

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