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SubjectRe: Linux Preemptive patch success 2.4.10-pre4 + lots of other patches
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On September 7, 2001 07:20 am, Robert Love wrote:
> On Fri, 2001-09-07 at 01:19, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > On September 7, 2001 06:45 am, Robert Love wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2001-09-07 at 00:36, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > > > Given the minimal nature of the patch I would suggest that it become part
> > > > of 2.4.10 or 11
> > >
> > > Are you kidding? We will be lucky to see this in during 2.5.
> > > Its a pretty big change. It makes the Linux kernel preemptible.
> >
> > CONFIG_PREEMPT
>
> and... ?

Sorry, I thought that was self-evident. It's not a change, it's an option.

> What different conclusion? What are you even arguing with me about?
>
> Do you think I am against a preemptible kernel? I _posted_ the damn
> patch, of course I am not.
>
> I probably agree with whatever you are thinking.

Yes, violent agreement. OK, I disagree with your assessment that it's
a huge change. Big in effect yes, but not in structural impact.

And you're right, I did think you were arguing against your own patch.

--
Daniel
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