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Date:	Sat, 25 Feb 2012 19:07:57 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
CC:	Andreas Schwab <>,
	Ian Kent <>,
	David Miller <>,,,
	Thomas Meyer <>,
	Al Viro <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] autofs4: fix compilation without CONFIG_COMPAT

Fortunately it is, because it always indicates a major design facepalm.

Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

>On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 5:46 PM, H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
>> I think this patch could help clean up other places, too.
>Grepping for CONFIG_COMPAT shows that the most common test is for some
>local variable that indicates "compatness".
>The "is_compat_task()" test is actually surprisingly rare.
>                    Linus

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