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Date:	Thu, 4 Jan 2007 15:52:38 +0000
From:	Christoph Hellwig <>
To:	Nick Piggin <>
Cc:	Adrian Bunk <>, Nick Piggin <>,,
	Linux Memory Management <>
Subject: Re: [2.6 patch] the scheduled find_trylock_page() removal

On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 03:53:07PM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
> Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >This patch contains the scheduled find_trylock_page() removal.
> >
> >Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <>
> I guess I don't have a problem with this going into -mm and making its way
> upstream sometime after the next release.
> I would normally say it is OK to stay for another year because it is so
> unintrusive, but I don't like the fact it doesn't give one an explicit ref
> on the page -- it could be misused slightly more easily than find_lock_page
> or find_get_page.
> Anyone object? Otherwise:

Just kill it.  There's absolutely no point in keeping dead code around.
It's bad enough we keep such things around for half a year.

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