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Date:	Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:51:54 -0700
From:	Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:	Pieter Smith <>,
	Alexander Viro <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Eric Paris <>,
	Matt Turner <>,
	Michal Hocko <>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <>,
	Fabian Frederick <>, Tejun Heo <>,
	????????? <>,
	"Luis R. Rodriguez" <>,
	Peter Foley <>,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>, Oleg Nesterov <>,
	Andy Lutomirski <>,
	David Herrmann <>,
	Kees Cook <>,,
	open list <>,
	"open list:ABI/API" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] fs: Support compiling out sendfile

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 03:24:22PM -0700, wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 11:48:37PM +0200, Pieter Smith wrote:
> > Many embedded systems will not need this syscall, and omitting it
> > saves space.  Add a new EXPERT config option CONFIG_SENDFILE_SYSCALL
> > (default y) to support compiling it out.
> Nice work, thanks!
> If there are no objections, and nobody has a tree they'd rather carry
> this through, I'll take the series through the tiny tree when it's ready
> to merge.

I think it's rather pointless - there is very little sendfile code,
so you'd rather want to disable splice.

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