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SubjectRe: powerpc: introduce asm/swab.h
On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 09:11:42PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Jan 2009, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> >
> > Even if fixing that to use __swab32() instead, then it fails because
> > this is defined after it's used. I worked around it using fswab in
> > there instead.
> That's the same patch I just sent out (but you changed comments too), so I
> obviously agree.
> x86 didn't see this (even in 32-bit mode) because it doesn't use that odd
> __SWAB_64_THRU_32__ case, but does the 64-bit swab with native code.
> Can you also verify that it works for you (not just compiles), just so
> that I can commit it?

I'm the one that originally told Ben about this breaking the PPC32 build.
His patch compiles on my PPC32 box. I just rebooted with the new kernel
and it boots.

Tested-by: Steven Rostedt <>

-- Steve

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