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    SubjectRe: linux-next: percpu tree build warning
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    On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 12:10:58 am Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > While a percpu variable is defined and used in completely different
    > ways:
    >
    > DEFINE_PER_CPU(unsigned long, dr7);
    >
    > and is used via:
    >
    > __get_cpu_var(dr7); [[Fixed -- RR]]

    The entire point of Tejun's per-cpu work is that &dr7 is now valid. A per-cpu
    pointer as if it were allocated by the dynamic per-cpu allocator.

    Your arguments are fine, but out-of-date.

    Rusty.


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