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    SubjectRe: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 26/86] rcu: remove useless ->boosted_this_gp field
    On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 09:05:29AM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
    > On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 06:21:06AM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
    > > From: Paul E. McKenney <paul.mckenney@linaro.org>
    > >
    > > The ->boosted_this_gp field is a holdover from an earlier design that
    > > was to carry out multiple boost operations in parallel. It is not required
    > > by the current design, which boosts one task at a time.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paul.mckenney@linaro.org>
    > > Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
    >
    > Can you squash this patch into the commit that introduces
    > boosted_this_gp in the first place?

    Unfortunately, no. That commit is already in mainline.

    Thanx, Paul


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