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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 00/16] ftrace for MIPS
    On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, Ralf Baechle wrote:
    > On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 02:30:31PM +0800, Wu Zhangjin wrote:
    >
    > Time to talk about how to get the whole thing merged.
    >
    > I'm reasonably happy with the arch part of the patchset. There are two
    > remaining issues in the arch part - cache flushing will not work as is on
    > a SMP system and the whole code patching is going to fail if the kernel
    > text is replicated with CONFIG_REPLICATE_KTEXT which is an IP27-only option.
    >
    > I suggest we should go ahready and just disallow dynamic ftrace on on
    > these problematic configurations for now and deal with them later, so
    > something like
    >
    > select HAVE_DYNAMIC_FTRACE if !SMP && !REPLICATE_KTEXT

    Makes sense.

    > This leaves the non-arch bits to merge; patches which touch code outside
    > of arch/mips are:

    I'm going to comment on the patches.

    Thanks,

    tglx


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