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SubjectRe: [PATCH]: uClinux (MMU-less) patches against 2.5.28
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alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk said:
> Now consider two events each locking the page the other wishes to
> write to. At that point you may want to stop digging any deeper holes

Maybe, but only if we can come up with a better alternative.

Bear in mind that XIP is not for general-purpose use, and strict
restrictions on what you can do with it are not unreasonable. Assume we
remove O_DIRECT support entirely from any kernel which supports XIP. Then
what breaks?

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dwmw2


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