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SubjectRe: [RFC] Wine speedup through kernel module

David Woodhouse <> wrote:
> said:
> > The best solution is to have a stub which is always resident that
> > does the inc/dec of the module count. This stub can reserve the
> > syscall number as well.
> _Please_ don't have a stub in the kernel which is conditionally compiled
> according to the value of a _MODULE option.

I have to admit, the thought hadn't occurred to me to do that. It almost
sounds like a good idea... after all the stub can't be used if no modules can
be loaded. Are you thinking, then, that the stub can't be used by compiled in
(ie non-module) code? Or am I misunderstanding what you mean?

David Howells
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