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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/2] x86: Define early read-mostly per-cpu macros
    On Monday, May 21, 2012 10:46:26 AM Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Vlad Zolotarov <> wrote:
    > > Some read-mostly per-cpu data may need to be declared or defined early,
    > > so it can be initialized and accessed before per_cpu areas are
    > > allocated.
    > >
    > > Only the data that resides in the per_cpu areas should be read-mostly,
    > > as there is little benefit in optimizing cache lines on initialization.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Vlad Zolotarov <>
    > > Signed-off-by: Ido Yariv <>
    > > Signed-off-by: Shai Fultheim <>
    > That's not a valid signoff chain. If you send me a patch then
    > you should be the last SOB - but as the author you should be the
    > first SOB as well. I edited the two SOBs to be Acked-by's.

    Thanks, Ingo. I understand. However the "history" of this patch is not as
    simple as u represent. ;)

    It was originally written by Ido and I just posted it (then I put my SOB at
    the end of SOB list). But after u noted that it didn't compile on !SMP i
    reworked it but yet Ido did at least half of the coding, so I put my SOB at
    the first place (as I was the last one writing the code) and then Ido's as he
    actually wrote the code in this patch as well and I do wanted to give him a

    Do u still think changing his (Ido's) SOB to Acked-by was the right thing to


    > Thanks,
    > Ingo

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