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    SubjectRe: linux-next: origin tree build failure

    * Benjamin Herrenschmidt <> wrote:

    > On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 10:24 +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
    > > From: Stephen Rothwell <>
    > > Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 10:14:22 +1000
    > > Subject: [PATCH] perfcounters: remove powerpc definitions of perf_counter_do_pending
    > >
    > > Commit 925d519ab82b6dd7aca9420d809ee83819c08db2 ("perf_counter:
    > > unify and fix delayed counter wakeup") added global definitions.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <>
    > Acked-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>

    Ah - thanks. The bug was caused by me being a bit too optimistic in
    applying the shiny-new Power7 support patches on the last day. (nice
    CPU btw.)

    > Linus, please apply. BTW, This is _EXACTLY_ why this should have
    > been in -next for a few days before being merged :-(

    Not really: for example current upstream is build-broken on x86 due
    to an integration artifact via the kmemleak tree - despite it having
    been in linux-next for months.

    Paulus was building and booting powerpc on a daily basis and i ran
    cross-builds as well.

    Such bugs happen, and they are easy enough to fix. What matters
    arent the 1-2 short-lived bugs that do happen when a new combination
    of trees is created, but the long-lived combination bugs and


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