Subject: Re: sync i386 pmap with amd64
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/29/2004 15:05:45

> > > 2) Of the "functional" changes, almost all of them conflict heavily (and
> > > will almost certainly be replaced by) changes I'm working on to eliminate
> > > the "APTD" table completely, which will help both platforms.
> >
> > there's no way to know about your "local" changes.
> > how are you going to eliminate APTD, and how does it conflict,
> > and how will it replace the change?
> I really don't see any need to explain it at this stage.  Suffice it to say 
> that essentially every line of code you've touched -- other than gratuitous 
> name changes -- is replaced in my code.

does your code really "replace" mine, ie. it also helps to unify pmap code?
if so, i have no problem.

> > > 3) If you're going to make changes on behalf of PAE,
> >
> > no.  PAE is not important, at least for me.
> Then why are you bothering with this?  That was the only possible point of 
> your proposed change that even made sense.

for maintainability.  please read the previous mails in this thread.