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From: "David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com>
To: davej@suse.de
Cc: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk, dwmw2@infradead.org,
	frival@zk3.dec.com, paulus@samba.org, Martin.Bligh@us.ibm.com,
	torvalds@transmeta.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	jay.estabrook@compaq.com, rth@twiddle.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH] change name of rep_nop
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2001 16:30:54 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20011008.163054.28787574.davem@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0110090120540.5479-100000@Appserv.suse.de>
In-Reply-To: <E15qjdL-0002FT-00@the-village.bc.nu> <Pine.LNX.4.30.0110090120540.5479-100000@Appserv.suse.de>

   From: Dave Jones <davej@suse.de>
   Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 01:24:18 +0200 (CEST)
   
   How do you propose to do this without turning setup.c and friends
   into a #ifdef nightmare ? setup_intel.c, setup_amd.c etc ??
   
It is possible to contain the mess in header files.  Other
architectures have done this...

You can either macro inline the cpu tests and/or use function
pointers.  The munging in the header files nops it out into
whatever CONFIG_CPUTYPE was chosen if you didn't ask for the
generic build.

Franks a lot,
David S. Miller
davem@redhat.com

  parent reply	other threads:[~2001-10-08 23:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-10-05 10:46 Paul Mackerras
2001-10-05 14:37 ` Alan Cox
2001-10-05 18:06   ` Peter Rival
2001-10-05 23:28   ` Paul Mackerras
2001-10-05 23:54     ` Martin J. Bligh
2001-10-06  1:40     ` Paul Mackerras
2001-10-08 19:27       ` Peter Rival
2001-10-08 22:36       ` David Woodhouse
2001-10-08 22:49         ` Alan Cox
2001-10-08 23:06         ` David Woodhouse
2001-10-08 23:42           ` David Woodhouse
2001-10-08 23:46           ` David S. Miller
2001-10-08 23:08         ` David S. Miller
2001-10-08 23:46         ` Linus Torvalds
2001-10-09  0:03           ` David Woodhouse
2001-10-08 22:46       ` David S. Miller
2001-10-08 23:16         ` Alan Cox
2001-10-08 23:24           ` Dave Jones
2001-10-08 23:33             ` Alan Cox
2001-10-09  5:01             ` George Greer
2001-10-08 23:30           ` David S. Miller [this message]
2001-10-09 10:33           ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2001-10-09 11:30             ` Keith Owens
2001-10-09 12:13               ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2001-10-09 12:15               ` Alan Cox
2001-10-09  8:51 Etienne Lorrain
2001-10-09 11:30 ` Alan Cox

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