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    SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] x86: Use ELF section to list CPU vendor specific code (Linux Tiny)
    Matt Mackall wrote:
    > This is not quite what Peter and I were thinking of, I think. It's not
    > at all generic. How about a section that simply contains a set of
    > function pointers, a macro to add things to that section, and a function
    > that calls all the pointers in that section. Eg:
    > CALLBACK_SECTION(init_cpu_amd, "cpuvendor.init");
    > invoke_callback_section("cpuvendor.init");
    > ..which would give us a generic facility we could use in various places.

    Indeed, we already have enough instances of this kind of stuff.


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