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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: use enum instead of literals for trap values

* H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:

> On 03/09/2012 10:52 AM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > I agree too, except where does "XCP" come from? Is it short for
> > "exception"?
> Yes, short for "exception". I hate to admit it, but it comes from the
> constants we used in the Transmeta microcode ;)

Hm, were I to see 'X86_XCP_MC' for the first time I'd have no
idea what it means. Really, lets not use random new
abbreviations, lets use well-known patterns.

Make it X86_TRAP_XX, it's both short and correct?



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