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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 4/4] xen kconfig: describe xen tmem in the config menu

On 01/23/2012 07:34 PM, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
On Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 10:43:11AM +0100, Andrew Jones wrote:
Add a description to the config menu for xen tmem.

I am not sure what this patch gets us. If this is to minimize the
size of the module - so say it gets loaded, but tmem-enabled is
not set nor cleancache and we just have it consuming memory - we can do it
via returning -ENODEV on the module load.

But why compile in something that one may never use? At least with this patch
I'll have a choice to turn it off if I don't need it.
For example when I build hardened kernel, I'd like to turn of all unnecessary
features for a particular config (i.e. reduce attack surface as much as 


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