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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix compile breakage caused by x86: add ->pre_time_init to x86_quirks

* James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 2008-10-30 at 23:23 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > * James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com> wrote:
> >
> > > >From da69eaed98248bf4b29e94d62a4e01a5c3758669 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > > From: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>
> > > Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 13:14:29 -0500
> > > Subject: [VOYAGER] x86: add voyager pre_time_init_hook
> > >
> > > This was introduced by:
> > >
> > > Author: Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@gmail.com>
> > > Date: Sat Jul 19 18:02:26 2008 -0700
> > >
> > > x86: add ->pre_time_init to x86_quirks
> > >
> > > In theory, voyager could also make use of the x86_quirks hooks but,
> > > unfortunately, they're not set up correctly for that to happen yet.
> >
> > okay, so how about setting them up that way instead? That way we win
> > twice: it becomes a tiny bit easier to add Voyager support to the
> > generic platform code, and we also fix the build breakage.
>
> Sure, it should be possible ... but reworking the current quirk
> infrastructure would definitely be an enhancement, whereas this is a
> compile fix for 2.6.28-rc

but it's an ugly compile fix that just prolongues the pain that the
subarch code has been inflicting on us for many cycles. Please fix the
underlying problem properly - it should not be hard and it will
definitely be cleaner end result.

Ingo


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