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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/5] Only do century BCD conversion when we know the RTC is BCD
On Mon, 11 Feb 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Nothing ever defines RTC_PORT and RTC_ALWAYS_BCD
> >
> > So we can get rid of that stuff completely.
> Please see the second version of the patch series. This means I didn't drop it

I'm already replying to the second version of the patch series AFAICT.

> completely, but added a warning about it not agreeing with the status
> register. If this warning never triggers it can be dropped eventually,
> if it triggers RTC_ALWAYS_BCD should be unset.

#define RTC_ALWAYS_BCD 1 is there since Linux 1.0 and got never
changed for x86.

So the warning comes a bit late :)

Later on the #ifdef RTC_PORT was introduced to share the header in
include/linux across architectures. When the header got copied to
include/i386 and elsewhere this just was never removed.



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