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SubjectRe: [git pull] cpus4096 fixes
Rusty Russell wrote:
> On Monday 28 July 2008 06:15:26 Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> On Sun, 27 Jul 2008, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>>> Please pull the latest cpus4096-fixes git tree from:
>> No. Not without explanations.
>> Quite frankly, this "fix" looks like a huge stinking pile of sh*t.
>> I can't follow that thread on (horrible web interface with
>> hard-to-follow threading), and I'm too lazy to bother to look in my lkml
>> email archives, but whoever said
>> "The simple version is just a static array of [NR_CPUS] cpumask_t's."
>> and then implemented this piece of shit is a complete and utter moron.
> How awesome, Linus is talking about me!
> Your idea is clever, thanks. This patch was a bandaid to save us from the
> unbearably fugly "cpumask_of_cpu_ptr_declare(cpu_mask)". I was going to rip
> this code out as soon as possible, but with your trick we should keep it.
> The 4k CPU patches have been sliding in without review up until now. We need
> a serious think about how to handle cpumask_t that doesn't fit on the stack.
> Hey, since Mike put his Signed-off-by above mine and didn't put a From line
> when he took my patch, WFT am I taking responsibility? :)
> Rusty.

Just so I don't make the same mistake, this:

Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <>
Signed-off-by: Mike Travis <>

Should have been this:

From: Rusty Russell <>
Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <>
Signed-off-by: Mike Travis <>



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