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SubjectRe: RFC: Remove swap file support
On Sat, Jul 14, 2001 at 12:07:38AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

Yes, and no. I'd say what we need to do is update rw_swap_page to
use the address space functions directly. With block devices and
files going through the page cache in 2.5 that should remove any
special cases cleanly.

Will block devices go through the page cache in 2.5.x?

I had hoped they would, that any block devices would just be
page-cache views of underlying character devices, thus allowing us to
remove the buffer-cache and the /dev/raw stuff.



--cw
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