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Re: make concurrency kit a module

Hans Petter Selasky-6
On 05/19/17 17:34, Adrian Chadd wrote:

> On 17 May 2017 at 23:37, Warner Losh <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:53 PM, Baptiste Daroussin <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 06:04:09PM -0700, Adrian Chadd wrote:
>>>> https://reviews.freebsd.org/D10778
>>>>
>>>
>>> Except there are plans to use it elsewhere. Many areas may be improved using it.
>>>
>>> Having it as a module would mean some devs might refrain from using it because
>>> there is no waranty for it to be there
>>>
>>> Areas like VFS and network stack could have a good benefice from using it.
>>>
>>> Out of curiousity what size is saved?
>>
>> I'd planned on using it newbus to solve the lifetime issues we have
>> with device_t's....
>
> I'm happy with things using it in base outside of the linuxkpi.
>
> I'm just trying to push back on the "death by a thousand cuts" that
> the IOT platforms face for size constraints. There's plenty of stuff
> in the base kernel that storage challenged platforms don't need but
> they're not introduced or kept as modules.
>
> It's 2017 and people /are still/ making embedded boards with 8MB of NOR flash.

Hi,

Please make sure that the CK can still be built as part of the kernel,
if you plan to make it a module by default.

--HPS

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