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SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.92 - Feature Freeze
On Thu, Apr 02, 1998 at 08:53:50AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, 2 Apr 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:
> >
> > What about the MM stuff that Ben and Stephen are working
> > on? It seems rather important for stability and performance.
>
> With the timing, I'd suggest it goes into 2.3. It isn't ready yet, and it
> is a fundamentally much more involved operation than the other mm changes
> have been, so if I were to wait for it I'd then also have to wait for it
> to stabilize etc.
>
> Time to really start saying "2.3" to people, there's always going to be
> another kernel version for new features.
>

What about the "pidhash" patch which does fork() and exit() in
constant time?

astor

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