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    SubjectRe: [RFC, Announce] Unified x86 architecture, arch/x86
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    On Saturday 21 July 2007 01:55, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > On 21/07/07, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
    > > We are pleased to announce a project we've been working on for some
    > > time: the unified x86 architecture tree, or "arch/x86" - and we'd like
    > > to solicit feedback about it.
    > >
    > > What is this about?
    >
    > [..]
    >
    > > As usual, comments and suggestions are welcome!
    >
    > I really like this idea - code duplication is a bad thing.

    Did you actually look at the patch? It doesn't have a single line
    less duplication than there was before. Everything that could
    be easily shared was shared already.

    It's just new window dressing without any real advantages.

    -Andi
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