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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Allow sharing xvmalloc for zram and zcache
    On 02/10/11 13:12, Nitin Gupta wrote:
    > On 02/11/2011 02:38 AM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
    >> On 02/10/11 13:00, Nitin Gupta wrote:
    >>> Both zram and zcache use xvmalloc allocator. If xvmalloc
    >>> is compiled separately for both of them, we will get linker
    >>> error if they are both selected as "built-in". We can also
    >>> get linker error regarding missing xvmalloc symbols if zram
    >>> is not built.
    >>>
    >>> So, we now compile xvmalloc separately and export its symbols
    >>> which are then used by both of zram and zcache.
    >>>
    >>> Signed-off-by: Nitin Gupta<ngupta@vflare.org>
    >>
    >> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap<randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
    >>
    >>
    >> but what does this patch apply to? It does not apply cleanly to
    >> linux-next of 20110210.
    >>
    >
    > This applies to staging-2.6. I thought linux-next won't be that
    > different so as to produce conflicts. Can you please send reject files,
    > or let me fetch linux-next tree and will soon post patch against the same.

    I'll let you fetch linux-next. I merged it by hand and test-built it
    successfully.

    --
    ~Randy
    *** Remember to use Documentation/SubmitChecklist when testing your code ***


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