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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] export ia64_max_cacheline_size
    On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 02:55:34PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > Can we please move dma_get_cache_alignment() out of line instead?
    > It's a single statement! It wants to be inlined.
    > > Always export sane APIs instead of random internals.
    > The exported API is dma_get_cache_alignment(). For internal implementation
    > reasons we need to export an ia64 symbol to modules to support it. That
    > kinda sucks, but I don't think that we need to compromise kernel size and
    > performance because of it.

    It's an API used only in slow pathes. It's much better to enforce modularity
    in that case.
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