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SubjectRe: alpha fp-emu vs module refcounting
On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 04:44:20PM +0400, Ivan Kokshaysky wrote:
> On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 12:04:35PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Well, still false positives in grep. What about this patch to simply
> > remove any traces of CONFIG_MATHEMU and modular math emulation?
>
> Personally, I'm fine with it.
>
> Yet another simple solution would be just to remove refcounting and
> only allow modular build of math-emu when CONFIG_SMP=n, which is
> safe vs module unload and still fine for debugging.

UP is not safe vs module unloading per se. Especially not with
CONFIG_PREEMPT. I'd say just apply the patch and if someone badly needs
modular mathemu for debugging he/she can apply some local hack.

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