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SubjectRe: unregistered changes to the user<->kernel API
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 01:25:10PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> They don't hurt but it's also a bad precedent - you don't want to add a
> ton of CONFIG_xxx to the Linus tree for stuff outside the Linus tree.
> disagree with this patch.

If tux will ever be merged into mainline eventually I don't think
there's a value in defer such bit. Of course if tux will never get
merged then I totally agree with you.

> this conflicts with noone, so can wait for tux patch

same as above.

> ouch! I would understand if this was inside CONFIG_TUX, but even so I
> would disagree until Tux is merged.

Then you may prefer to wait tux to be merged before merging the rest as
well, in the meantime 90% of the kernels running out there will show
such stuff out of /proc/stats (hopefully "the same stuff" which is why
I'm posting those patches in first place).

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