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    SubjectRe: [patch] rfc: introduce /dev/hugetlb
    On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, William Lee Irwin III wrote:

    > On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, Ken Chen wrote:
    >>> -#ifdef HAVE_ARCH_HUGETLB_UNMAPPED_AREA
    >>> -unsigned long hugetlb_get_unmapped_area(struct file *file, unsigned long
    >>> addr,
    >>> - unsigned long len, unsigned long pgoff, unsigned long flags);
    >>> -#else
    >>> -static unsigned long
    >>> +unsigned long
    >>> hugetlb_get_unmapped_area(struct file *file, unsigned long addr,
    >>> unsigned long len, unsigned long pgoff, unsigned long flags)
    >>
    > On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 03:03:57PM +0000, Mel Gorman wrote:
    >> What is going on here? Why do arches not get to specify a
    >> get_unmapped_area any more?
    >
    > Lack of compiletesting beyond x86-64 in all probability.
    >

    Ok, this will go kablamo on Power then even if it compiles. I don't
    consider it a fundamental problem though. For the purposes of an RFC, it's
    grand and something that can be worked with.

    --
    Mel Gorman
    Part-time Phd Student Linux Technology Center
    University of Limerick IBM Dublin Software Lab
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