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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [11/19] HWPOISON: Refactor truncate to allow direct truncating of page v2
    > One question I had for the others (Andrew? other mm guys?) what is the
    > feelings of merging this feature? Leaving aside exact implementation
    > and just considering the high level design and cost/benefit. Last time
    > there were some people objecting, so I wonder the situation now? So
    > does anybody need more convincing? :)

    The main objection last time was that it was a bit too late in the
    release schedule.

    I can't remember anyone really questioning the basic feature itself.

    > Also I will just cc linux-arch. It would be interesting to know whether
    > powerpc, ia64, or s390 or others would be interested to use this feature?

    ia64 is interested (but no code so far) I talked to DaveM and he seems to be
    interested for sparc too. I would expect other server architectures to
    eventually use it as they get around to writing the necessary architecture
    specific glue.


    -- -- Speaking for myself only.

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