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    SubjectRe: [BKPATCH] Read-Copy Update 2.5
    On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 11:11:57PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
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    > I think it gets both static and non-static wrong.

    Is this problem specific to certain versions of 2.95 gcc ?

    For "static DEFINE_PER_CPU(atomic_t, fake_struct);", I get this
    with gcc 2.95.4 -

    .section .percpu
    .align 4
    .type fake_struct__per_cpu,@object
    .size fake_struct__per_cpu,4
    fake_struct__per_cpu:
    .zero 4
    .ident "GCC: (GNU) 2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease)"

    It seems to be in .percpu section. I can't go back to the gcc that gave
    us problems at the moment.

    >
    > Why don't we just specify that DEFINE_PER_CPU()'s must
    > have explicit initializers then we never need to think
    > about this ever again.

    Like DEFINE_PER_CPU(type, var, initializer) ?
    For now, I will remain paranoic and keep the initializers.

    Thanks
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    Dipankar Sarma <dipankar@in.ibm.com> http://lse.sourceforge.net
    Linux Technology Center, IBM Software Lab, Bangalore, India.
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