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SubjectRe: Get rid of cpuinit?
On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 5:20 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wote:
>
> * Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 03:35:43PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> > We have gotten rid of devinit markup. A recent patch of Linus' makes me
>> > wonder if we similarly should get rid of cpuinit markup?
>> >
>> > Just as with devices, the CPU hotplug machinery has been leveraged to
>> > support a number of pieces of functionality such as suspend, which means
>> > that on anything but the most embedded systems this functionality is
>> > likely needed anyway.
>> >
>> > On x86-64, for an "allyesconfig" build, the total amount of space in all
>> > the .cpu* sections combined is 100K.
>>
>> No objection from me on removing it, it just causes problems from what I
>> can tell.
>
> Indeed, there's a steady trickle of mis-annotated cpuinit sections, and no
> real tooling to make the annotations automatic or so in most of the cases.
> Manual simply does not seem to work in this case.

Is anyone actively working on weeding this out? If not, it is probably
one of those tree-wide kind of changes that I can volunteer to tackle...

Paul.
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>
> Thanks,
>
> Ingo
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