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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Athlon-SMP compiles & runs. inline fns honored.
    Tom Leete wrote:
    > Hi Alan
    > I found one way to break the circularity. The association of type and struct
    > definitions with interlocking inline functions caused the problem. This
    > extracts task_struct from linux/sched.h to its own header,
    > linux/task_struct.h. There are a few modifications elsewhere to support
    > this. I'm not sure all the changes were necessary, but they are working as I
    > write:
    [long patch snipped]

    Ouch. What about un-inlining in_interrupt() for all SMP cases? Reduces
    code size just a bit, and function calls aren't very expensive on SMP
    machines IMHO... (and as a side effect solves this problem...)


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