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SubjectRe: 2.6.8-rc4-mm1
On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 03:28:40PM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Please, let's do this instead:

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 03:30:06PM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> +task_t * __init __fork_idle(int cpu, struct pt_regs *regs)
> +{
> + task_t *task = copy_process(CLONE_VM, 0, regs, 0, NULL, NULL, 0);
> if (!task)
> return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
> init_idle(task, cpu);

This still doesn't eliminate the branch in ia64's copy_thread().
The best solution possible would be to redo the whole affair as an
ia64-specific cleanup pass, and to find some initial setting of regs
that works for all architectures (it seems memset(&regs, 0, ...) doesn't).

-- wli
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