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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Install kernel-page-flags.h
    On 03/14/2012 03:58 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > I don't think this is a good idea at all. Let's shoot the person who
    > added that braindead interface ASAP, and replace it with one printing
    > the flags in ASCII format.

    This isn't really realistic. The information is retrieved based on the
    PFN using lseek+read from a file descriptor. How is the read supposed
    to work in case the record returned is not of a fixed size? Aside,
    potentially a lot of these records are to be read and using ASCII
    strings will significantly slow things down.

    If you have a concrete proposal please go ahead and propose it.

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