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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip] Convert CONFIG_SMP=y powerpc defconfigs to TREE_RCU.

    * Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

    > 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.

    I'd suggest you dont do these dozens of defconfig updates at all -
    arch maintainers can do this themselves, once the core kernel
    default has been flipped.

    Ingo


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