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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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