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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/8] cpumask: convert kernel time functions
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On Saturday 20 December 2008 02:31:47 Mike Travis wrote:
> Impact: Reduce stack usage, use new cpumask API.
>
> Convert kernel/time functions to use struct cpumask *.
>
> Note the ugly bitmap declarations in tick-broadcast.c. These should
> be cpumask_var_t, but there was no obvious initialization function to
> put the alloc_cpumask_var() calls in. This was safe.

I still would like see those bitmaps turned into real cpumask_var_t. It
should be easy for someone who knows the code well, or has time to spend
making sure the initialization is early enough.

Cheers,
Rusty.


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