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    SubjectRe: [discuss] Re: RFC: let x86_64 no longer define X86
    On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 05:21:22AM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > Andi Kleen wrote:
    > >On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 01:51:17AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > >
    > >>I'd like to send a patch after 2.6.10 that removes the following from
    > >>arch/x86_64/Kconfig:
    > >>
    > >> config X86
    > >> bool
    > >> default y
    > >
    > >
    > >I'm against this. Please don't do this.
    > An explanation would be nice.

    Basically what Paul Menage said. There is a lot of common code,
    and you would end up writing X86 && X86_64 more often than
    X86 && !X86_64.

    In addition such a change is quite intrusive and I don't
    think it's a good idea to do right now because it'll very
    likely introduce bugs.

    If someone really thinks the X86 && !X86_64 is too ugly
    (I personally don't think it is because it says clearly
    what the matter is) then adding an additional X86_32 would be the right
    thing to do.

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