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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
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