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SubjectRe: [RFC] Cachemap for 2.6.12rc4-mm1. Was Re: [PATCH] enhance x86 MTRR handling
> I have no doubts that this isn't in ready condition yet. at the last
> time I was working on this, I remember I was comparing how it behaved
> on various systems at my disposal and there were some glaring problems
> I was trying to take notes on. I think they were cachemap api
> problems, but I don't recall the details. I'll try to review the
> current code and old email to remember.

I plan to do more work in this area in the future too.

>
> right now I think there were a lot of excessive printouts for
> debugging purposes. I also have no doubts that there are coding style
> differences that need to be cleaned up (feel free to tell me when my code
> sucks or isn't up to style).

Perhaps should concentrate on the basic design first.

>
> on a side note, last I was working on this I still had to keep an
> extra tree around and manually diff things, which is a burden and easy
> to goof things up. is there an easier way to do this? it looks like
> you guys are experimenting with git, is there an faq on how to get
> started with that?

I use quilt (http://quilt.sourceforge.net) for keeping patchkits.
Works well. It is not a real SCM, but can be combined with one.

-Andi

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