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    SubjectRe: [GIT] Sparc
    On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 11:13:52AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
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    > * Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:
    >
    > > On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 12:46:34PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > > > On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 12:24 PM, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > > With special guest sparc64 assembler hacker, Paul E. McKenney.
    > > >
    > > > Oh christ. You're teaching *more* people about sparc64?
    > > You do not get it...
    > >
    > > How many people are pondering around tweaking every bit of x86
    > > specific code? A lot! Let them have fun competing :-)
    >
    > I wish it was so! In reality there's really just a handful of
    > people looking at actual x86 assembly code. I don't know whether
    > I've ever seen a conflict between substantial x86 assembly
    > patches, in the last 4 years since I co-maintain the x86
    > architecture ...

    Hmm...

    lines of c files lines of S files
    x86 183609 27130
    sparc 66823 25852

    There is more than just assembly when dealign with an architecture.
    And honestly I do not "speak" neither sparc nor x86 assembly.

    Sam


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