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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/35] cpumask: Replace cpumask_t with struct cpumask
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On Thursday 23 October 2008 23:03:22 Ingo Molnar wrote:
> I also added "Impact:" lines to every commit - a one-line summary of the
> expected outcome of the change. (Please double-check those impact lines
> - if you see anything odd it means that i missed some detail in the
> commit - that will need to be fixed if it happens.)

Note that "removed" and "deprecated" are using the terms loosely. No old API
was removed, and I didn't actually mark anything __deprecated (I just
documented it in the header).

Here are my revisions:

f1ad2eefc7644467a5b8bec38b540f40260f0f03:
cpumask: cpu_all_mask and cpu_none_mask

-Impact: introduce new constants, convert old usage to them
+Impact: introduce new constants, convert core files.


88e316949934e187e4f131d99bf156413632e56b
cpumask: deprecate any_online_cpu() in favour of cpumask_any/cpumask_any_and

-Impact: cleanup
+Impact: new API, deprecate old


4d57c437e6d239f46a881fdb04a57fb2664bfc97
cpumask: cpumask_first/cpumask_next

-Impact: remove old API, convert all users to new API
+Impact: new API, deprecate old
(We convert one place only)


dfa1385db10e1b1d5a1687f0184d9c11735192aa
cpumask: for_each_cpu(): for_each_cpu_mask which takes a pointer

-Impact: remove old API, convert all users to new API
+Impact: remove old API, convert core trivial users

a55659d4f58eaacde2681298d003bbeeafb16436
cpumask: cpumask_of(): cpumask_of_cpu() which returns a pointer

-Impact: cleanup
+Impact: new API, deprecate old API.

Thanks,
Rusty.


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