Reminder: removal of APUS and Gemini still pending

Paul Mackerras paulus at
Mon Sep 19 08:01:44 EST 2005

Simon Richter writes:

> I have a tree that builds an APUS kernel (with Roman Zippel's patches 
> forwarded to HEAD), however I wanted to hold back with merging it until 
> the ppc/ppc64 -> powerpc transition is finished; also, I would like to 

That sounds like a mistake to me...

> get proper changesets with attribution instead of a big patch (the plan 
> is to forward-merge the changes until after the transition, then turn 
> them back into a diff and apply them step by step).

One of the things I particularly want to do is to remove the special
cases in the virtual<->physical address translations for APUS.
Perhaps the sparsemem or discontigmem code could be used instead?


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