[PATCH 04/11] mm: compaction: export some of the functions

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Mon Dec 12 11:22:04 EST 2011

On Monday 12 December 2011, Mel Gorman wrote:
> The bloat exists either way. I don't believe the linker strips it out so
> overall it would make more sense to depend on compaction to keep the
> vmstat counters for debugging reasons if nothing else. It's not
> something I feel very strongly about though.

There were some previous attempts to use -fgc-sections to strip out
unused functions from the kernel, but I think they were never merged
because of regressions.


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