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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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