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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] x86 boot, pda and gdt cleanups
    Rusty Russell wrote:
    > This is called "pissing in the corners". Don't do it: we don't need to
    > touch that code and I actually prefer the original anyway (explicit is
    > *good*).
    > The habit of extracting cpu number once then using it is an optimization
    > which we should be aiming to get rid of (it simply hurts archs with
    > efficient per-cpu implementations).

    No, that was for a reason. I was worried about smp_processor_id() not
    returning valid values between init_gdt and cpu_set_gdt. It's not
    actually a problem, but relying on smp_processor_id() while we're moving
    the foundations its based on seems fragile.

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