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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/7] cleanup: Rename cpu_gdt_descr and remove extern declaration from smpboot.c
Rusty Russell wrote:
> When I implemented the DECLARE_PER_CPU(var) macros, I was careful that
> people couldn't use "var" in a non-percpu context, by prepending
> percpu__. I never considered that this would allow them to overload
> the same name for a per-cpu and a non-percpu variable.
> It is only one of many horrors in the i386 boot code, but let's rename
> the non-perpcu cpu_gdt_descr to early_gdt_descr (not boot_gdt_descr,
> that's something else...)

Finally, someone not just noticed, but fixed it! Thank you Rusty. Was
on my todo list, but never bubbled up.

Acked-by: Zachary Amsden <>
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