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    SubjectRe: [-mm patch] arch/i386/kernel/apic.c: make modern_apic() static
    On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 05:02:19PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > On Friday 31 March 2006 16:56, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > > This patch makes a nnedlessly global function static.
    > Disagree. It will be likely used in more code in the future.

    If this "likely" case becomes reality at any time in the future,
    reverting my patch will be trivial.

    OTOH, I have seen too many cases where people have said "I will need
    this soon", and one year later it was still unused.

    > -Andi



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    of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
    "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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