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SubjectRe: [v7 1/8] smp: introduce a generic on_each_cpu_mask function
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On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 11:52 PM, Andrew Morton
<akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Jan 2012 14:24:16 +0200
> Gilad Ben-Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Gilad Ben-Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> wrote:
>> > on_each_cpu_mask calls a function on processors specified by
>> > cpumask, which may or may not include the local processor.
>> >
>> > You must not call this function with disabled interrupts or
>> > from a hardware interrupt handler or from a bottom half handler.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Gilad Ben-Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com>
>> > Reviewed-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
>> > CC: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com>
>> ...
>> > ---
>> > __include/linux/smp.h | __ 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>> > __kernel/smp.c __ __ __ __| __ 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> > __2 files changed, 51 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>> >
>>
>>
>> Milton made the very sensible comment that while adding on_each_cpu() in the
>> arch generic code and removing the two arch specific instances from tile and arm
>> in separate patches is good for review, it will break bisect.
>>
>> He suggested I squash  them into a single commit when it goes in.
>>
>> Since you picked the patch set into linux-mm, will now be a good time for that?
>
> I can fold the patches together - I do that all the time.
>
> Please identify exactly whcih patches you're referring to here.
>
> arm-move-arm-over-to-generic-on_each_cpu_mask and
> tile-move-tile-to-use-generic-on_each_cpu_mask should be folded into
> smp-introduce-a-generic-on_each_cpu_mask-function, yes?

Yes. Thank you.

Gilad

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