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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: Merge x86_32 and x86_64 cpu_idle()

* Richard Weinberger <> wrote:

> Both functions are mostly identical, so we can merge them.

Okay, so while looking at the patch I got a bit worried about
the 'mostly' qualifier ;-)

You could ease that worry by adding an explanation to the
changelog that itemizes the differences, explains which
architecture is affected by the changes in what way and gives us
the warm fuzzy feeling that everything has been considered and
no ill can come out of using a 'mostly' identical idling
function in the future.

( You should also pick up Frederic's ack for the next
submission of this patch. )



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