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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm: remove unused code in delay.S

    > >> > Because then you get it whenever you configure for V4 as the lowest
    > >> > denominator CPU, which leads to the buggy behaviour on better CPUs.
    > >> > It's far better to leave it as is and just accept that the old CPUs
    > >> > will have longer than necessary delays.  If people really really
    > >> > care (and there's likely to only be a small minority of them now)
    > >> > changing the '0' to a '1' is a very simple change for them to carry
    > >> > in their local tree.  Unlike getting the right unrolling etc.
    > >>
    > >> Well, they can also 'git revert' this patch. If somebody really cares
    > >> I think they should shout now and provide a better patch, otherwise
    > >> this one should be merged.
    > >
    > > On the other hand, having the code there as it currently stands is not
    > > harmful in any way, so leaving it there is just as easy.
    > It makes the code less understandable. I'm not sure about linux's
    > practices, but an #if 0 generally means somebody is being lazy.

    Not in this case, as you was explained to you. You may want to add
    explaining comment above #if 0....

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