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SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/13] memblock, x86: Replace memblock_x86_reserve/free_range() with generic ones
On 07/14/2011 01:20 PM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hmm... looking at the boot log, not really. [ ) ranges are more
> common. memblock code is one of notable exceptions and I actually was
> thinking about converting it. [ ) ranges are easier to recognize and
> most of code we have can't deal with the full range (and it shouldn't
> need to - chopping off one top and bottom is much saner approach
> anyway).

Sorry I don't follow. We display resources as [...] ranges, and in
particular when there are those kinds of brackets they tend to be
inclusive ranges.

For the internal representation, of course, [ ) ranges or (base, length)
are the only sensible options.


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