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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.17] Clean up and refactor i386 sub-architecture setup
Zachary Amsden wrote:
> This is cleaner than the patches I sent in March, although we want to
> re-use parts of the mach-default code, not replace it entirely. Hence
> my interest in the multi-subarch generic kernel. I'd be glad to look
> into it.
In my current Xen patch, I split the mach-default/setup.c into setup.c
and setup-memory.c; Xen uses setup.c as-is, and then provides its own
setup-xen.c. That solves my immediate problem, but I don't know if it
generalizes enough; certainly factoring default/setup.c into a cluster
of reusable setup-*.c pieces is a pretty lightweight way of reusing
those pieces.

J
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