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Date:	Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:10:02 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	akataria@...are.com
CC:	"david@...g.hm" <david@...g.hm>,
	Jaswinder Singh Rajput <jaswinder@...nel.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>, x86 maintainers <x86@...nel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -tip] x86: move vmware to hypervisor

Alok Kataria wrote:
>>>>
>>> So, if there are any tangible benefits with doing this I am ok with it,
>>> but your current argument about "Freedom to user"  doesn't sound too
>>> compelling.
>> isn't it the other way around? you are adding this in, it should be up to 
>> you to show that it
>>
>> A. has no impact
>>
>> B. has a small enough impact that it's not worth the config option
> 
> This is what exactly I have mentioned in a mail earlier in this thread.
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/3/25/333
> 

It sounds to me like the kind of things that gets buried under 
CONFIG_EMBEDDED for the people who are absolutely paranoid (sometimes 
even for very good reasons) about every additional byte in the kernel.

	-hpa
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