On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 02:49:00PM -0400, Adam Litke wrote:
> There are currently two global Kconfig options that enable/disable the
> hugetlb code: CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE and CONFIG_HUGETLBFS. This may have
> made sense before hugetlbfs became ubiquitous but now the pair of
> options are redundant. Merging these two options into one will simplify
> the code slightly and will, more importantly, avoid confusion and
> questions like: Which hugetlbfs CONFIG option should my code depend on?
> CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE is aliased to the value of CONFIG_HUGETLBFS, so one
> option can be removed without any effect. The first patch merges the
> two options into one option: CONFIG_HUGETLB. The second patch updates
> the defconfigs to set the one new option appropriately.
> I have cross-compiled this on i386, x86_64, ia64, powerpc, sparc64 and
> sh with the option enabled and disabled. This is completely mechanical
> but, due to the large number of files affected (especially defconfigs),
> could do well with a review from several sets of eyeballs. Thanks.
MIPS doesn't do HUGETLB (at least not in-tree atm) so I'm not sure why
firstname.lastname@example.org was cc'ed at all. So feel free to add my
Couldnt-care-less: ack line ;-)