vm: remove 'nopageage' static global
With gcc 4.4.4, the situation is terrible. It doesn't matter if you are looking at debug or non-debug build, you'll see:
> nopageage::nm Value Size Type Bind Other Shndx Name 0xfffffffffb943e80|0x0000000000000004|OBJT |LOCL |0x0 |12 |nopageage > page_free::dis ! grep nopageage >
So, you can set the global with mdb all you want, it just won't do anything useful at all because the compiler propagated the apparently constant value into the one expression.
Looking at the history of that code, all I can say is the two lines in question (the static global and the if statement) predate OpenSolaris launch.There are two possible actions:
- un-static-ify it
- remove it
In the absence of anyone wanting to use it, it makes sense to remove it.
For completeness: studio keeps the global as well as the load & comparison in page_free.
Updated by Electric Monk over 7 years ago
- Status changed from New to Closed
- % Done changed from 70 to 100
commit 8d4235fba682c56f12ea86ef87ad6d349013c637 Author: Josef 'Jeff' Sipek <email@example.com> Date: 2014-11-19T21:07:17.000Z 5302 vm: remove 'nopageage' static global Reviewed by: Garrett D'Amore <firstname.lastname@example.org> Reviewed by: Marcel Telka <email@example.com> Approved by: Robert Mustacchi <firstname.lastname@example.org>