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SubjectRe: [PATCH] move SWAP option in menu
On Wed, 5 Mar 2003 19:17:48 +0100 Gabriel Paubert <paubert@iram.es> wrote:

| On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 08:36:13PM -0800, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
| > Hi,
| >
| > Please apply this patch (option B of 2 choices) from
| > Tomas Szepe to move the SWAP option into the General Setup
| > menu.
| >
| > Patch is to 2.5.64.
| >
[snip]
|
| Why restrict it to Intel only? I don't know if it works properly on
| other architectures, but at least it would give people the opportunity
| to test it on embedded PPC/Arm/MIPS/CRIS/whatever.
|
| >From a quick grep over a recent BK tree, the only files who have
| sections conditional on CONFIG_SWAP are:
|
| include/linux/page-flags.h
| include/linux/swap.h
| mm/vmscan.c
| mm/Makefile
|
| no architecture specific code at all. From a quick look, the
| conditionals are rather simple (most of them are replacements of
| actual functions by dummies) and should work on all architectures.
| Please let people test it on non-X86, after all it's still a
| development kernel. Any breakage is unlikely to be serious and
| embedded people are going to be the most interested since it
| saves some space.

OK, please send a patch.

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~Randy
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