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SubjectRe: [PATCH][1/2] return values shrink_dcache_memory etc
On Sat, 20 Jul 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Jul 2002, Rik van Riel wrote:
> >
> > OK, I'll try to forward-port Ed's code to do that from 2.4 to 2.5
> > this weekend...
> Side note: while I absolutely think that is the right thing to do, that's
> also the much more "interesting" change. As a result, I'd be happier if it
> went through channels (ie probably Andrew) and had some wider testing
> first at least in the form of a CFT on linux-kernel.

Absolutely. This idea has been implemented but hasn't yet
received wider testing.

I guess I'll try to get this patch on LWN with a large
CFT attached ;)))

> [ Or has it already been in 2.4.x in any major tree?

Not yet. I'll pass it on through Andrew...


Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

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