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Date:	Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:10:02 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
CC:	"" <>,
	Jaswinder Singh Rajput <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>, x86 maintainers <>,
	LKML <>
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.

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.

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