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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip] Convert CONFIG_SMP=y powerpc defconfigs to TREE_RCU.
    On Sat, Apr 04, 2009 at 09:21:58AM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
    > On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Paul E. McKenney
    > <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
    > > From: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
    >
    > Why would one want to do this? The commit log doesn't explain the
    > switch and why it's great. Mostly because the commit log doesn't
    > exist. (I'll stop channeling Andrew now)

    Indeed, I am sure that I will get the hang the relevant git commands
    at some point, but clearly am not yet there.

    The thing that is great about this patch is that it is a step on
    the way to retiring Classic RCU entirely.

    > It also might be a good idea to CC the linuxppc-dev list for this
    > patch. Or at least Kumar for the mpc86xx changes.

    Good point -- I will do so on the next version.

    Thanx, Paul


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