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    SubjectRe: 2.6.1-rc1-tiny2
    On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 06:08:03PM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
    >
    > Matt Mackall wrote:
    >
    > >On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 05:33:58PM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
    > >>Have you considered Adrian Bunk's CPU selection rationalisation work?
    > >>
    > >
    > >Vaguely aware of it.
    > >
    >
    > Basically, because the types of x86 cpus are only partially ordered,
    > and a the CPU selection somehow tries to follow the rule "this CPU or
    > higher", there ends up being a bit of stuff included which doesn't
    > need to be. Not sure what the savings add up to though...
    >...

    Some savings are possible as a side effect of my patch (the main goal
    is to make the selection of multiple CPUs more user friendly).

    I'll send the patch and 2 proof of concept space saving patches as
    replies to this mail.

    cu
    Adrian

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