Re: oh woe, oh woe, oh woe is me... [2.0.34p16 + 3com]
Thu, 28 May 1998 16:34:43 +0200

On Thu, May 28, 1998 at 03:58:44PM +0200, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Andi Kleen <>
> Date: 27 May 1998 17:18:59 +0200
> For some other "features" I agree with you tho. My standard example
> for bloat is the simp allocator in 2.1 (mm/simp.c). It someday got
> added, was never used and still uses about 3K. I tried several
> times to send a patch to remove it to Linus (because it is clear
> that I won't be used at least before 2.2, and slab is much better
> anyways), but no luck :(
> It's been removed in the vger CVS if you've been paying attention,
> Linus even removed it from the mm/Makefile in his tree, and I will
> send off patches to the linux-patches archive to finish the removal.
> This has been pending for a while, but other unimportant activities
> like bug fixes and shooting for a 2.2.x release have got in the way of
> Linus's and my time, sorry.

If it has been removed I apologize. Last time I ran "cvs update" on vger
(2 days ago) I think it wasn't. I'm pretty sure that I would have noticed
if it had been changed, because I removed it locally in my tree and I would
have been biten by the reject.



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