Vimage globals vs structures measurements.
Bjoern A. Zeeb
bz at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 4 11:15:09 PST 2009
On Wed, 4 Feb 2009, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Feb 2009, Julian Elischer wrote:
>> If I can get some confirmation of this by others then
>> the next step would be to simply remove the VIMAGE_GLOBALS option
>> and all the global variables it covers.
>> At least that's what seems next to me..
> no, the next step is to bring in the beaf (last step).
... beef ... anyway. The indirection, the real virtualization, the
multiple images, ... you count my typos;)
> I think we had clearly decided (somewhen, somewho) that we want one
> version with all three options at the same time.
> Once we are confident, hopefully after a few days at that point,
> VIMAGE_GLOBALS will go away.
> So please do not rape that out. In two months there were no real
> accidents wrt. VIMAGE_GLOBALS even with all the larger changes that
> went in. I think it's safe to keep them another 4-6 weeks.
Bjoern A. Zeeb The greatest risk is not taking one.
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