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SubjectRe: 2.6.22 -mm merge plans: slub
On Tue, 1 May 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 1 May 2007 19:10:29 +0100 (BST)
> Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com> wrote:
>
> > > Most of the rest of slub. Will merge it all.
> >
> > Merging slub already? I'm surprised.
>
> My thinking here is "does slub have a future".
> I think the answer is "yes",

I think I agree with that,
though it's a judgement I'd leave to you and others.

> so we're reasonably safe getting it into mainline for the finishing
> work. The kernel.org kernel will still default to slab.
>
> Does that sound wrong?

Yes, to me it does. If it could be defaulted to on throughout the
-rcs, on every architecture, then I'd say that's "finishing work";
and we'd be safe knowing we could go back to slab in a hurry if
needed. But it hasn't reached that stage yet, I think.

Hugh
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