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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/18] Make common x86 arch area for i386 and x86_64 - Take 2
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On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 11:36 +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> writes:
> >
> > So I spent last night hacking up something to try to make a common ground
> > for all code that is shared between x86_64 and i386. I called this
> >
> > arch/x86
>
> NACK. I think the current ways work just fine.

Fine.

The thing is others and I (and you) are working on getting paravirt_ops
working for x86_64. There's a lot of overlap between i386 and x86_64.
Right now the i386 is ahead of x86_64 and the code seems to be put more
in the arch/i386 arch. So now we are going to introduce a
new ../../i386 hack to get to a shared paravirt_shared.c(?). Or do we
just continue on keeping the x86_64 as a separate entity, with a lot of
duplicate code?

I'm OK with either way. I just wanted to set a standard while it's still
early enough to set one.

-- Steve


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