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SubjectRE: [PATCH] 2.5.68 FUTEX support should be optional
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> From: Christopher Hoover [mailto:ch@murgatroid.com]
>
> On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 07:14:46AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 09:32:07PM -0700, Christopher Hoover wrote:
> > > Not everyone needs futex support, so it should be optional. This is
> > > needed for small platforms.
> >
> > Looks good. I think you want to disable it unconditionally for
!CONFIG_MMU.
>
> Good point.
>
> Here it is again with the config change. The previous version also had
> had a Makefile typo. Plus a cond_syscall for compat_sys_futex to make
> it work for CONFIG_COMPAT (untested), as pointed out by akpm.

How does this affect mm_release() in fork.c? there is a call to sys_futex();
if you make it conditional, will it break anything in there?

Iñaky Pérez-González -- Not speaking for Intel -- all opinions are my own
(and my fault)
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