Re: [PATCH] Export tiny shmem_file_setup for DRM-GEM

From: Matt Mackall
Date: Mon Oct 20 2008 - 14:04:17 EST

On Sun, 2008-10-19 at 12:52 +0100, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> We're trying to keep the !CONFIG_SHMEM tiny-shmem.c (using ramfs without
> swap) in synch with CONFIG_SHMEM shmem.c (and mpm is preparing patches
> to combine them). I was glad to see EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(shmem_file_setup)
> go into shmem.c, but why not support DRM-GEM when !CONFIG_SHMEM too?
> But caution says still depend on MMU, since !CONFIG_MMU is.. different.
> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hugh@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Hugh, what path do you usually take for upstreaming shmem bits and what
path should I take with my unify patch?

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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