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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make modules work in Linus' tree on ARM
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 09:19:17AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Russell King wrote:
> >
> > After reviewing the /proc/kcore and kclist issues, I've decided that I'm
> > no longer prepared to even _think_ about supporting /proc/kcore on ARM -
>
> I suspect we should just remove it altogether.
>
> Does anybody actually _use_ /proc/kcore? It was one of those "cool
> feature" things, but I certainly haven't ever used it myself except for
> testing, and it's historically often been broken after various kernel
> infrastructure updates, and people haven't complained..

I was thinking afterwards about a patch to allow /proc/kcore to be
entirely disabled and dropped out of the kernel - we already select
between a.out and ELF.

--
Russell King (rmk@arm.linux.org.uk) The developer of ARM Linux
http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/personal/aboutme.html

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