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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/9 UPDATED] percpu: enforce global definition
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    On Thu, 2009-06-18 at 16:38 +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > Some archs (alpha and s390) need to add 'weak' attribute to percpu
    > variable definitions so that the compiler generates external
    > references for them. To allow this, enforce global definition of all
    > percpu variables.
    >
    > This patch makes DEFINE_PER_CPU_SECTION() do DECLARE_PERCPU_SECTION()
    > implicitly and drop static from all percpu definitions.
    >
    > [ Impact: all percpu variables are forced to be global ]
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
    > Reviewed-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
    > Acked-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

    Uh, wont this cause name space collisions?

    -- Steve




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