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SubjectRe: [v7 1/8] smp: introduce a generic on_each_cpu_mask function
On Sun, 29 Jan 2012 14:24:16 +0200
Gilad Ben-Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Gilad Ben-Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com> wrote:
> > on_each_cpu_mask calls a function on processors specified by
> > cpumask, which may or may not include the local processor.
> >
> > You must not call this function with disabled interrupts or
> > from a hardware interrupt handler or from a bottom half handler.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Gilad Ben-Yossef <gilad@benyossef.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
> > CC: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com>
> ...
> > ---
> > __include/linux/smp.h | __ 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
> > __kernel/smp.c __ __ __ __| __ 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > __2 files changed, 51 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >
>
>
> Milton made the very sensible comment that while adding on_each_cpu() in the
> arch generic code and removing the two arch specific instances from tile and arm
> in separate patches is good for review, it will break bisect.
>
> He suggested I squash them into a single commit when it goes in.
>
> Since you picked the patch set into linux-mm, will now be a good time for that?

I can fold the patches together - I do that all the time.

Please identify exactly whcih patches you're referring to here.

arm-move-arm-over-to-generic-on_each_cpu_mask and
tile-move-tile-to-use-generic-on_each_cpu_mask should be folded into
smp-introduce-a-generic-on_each_cpu_mask-function, yes?


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