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SubjectRe: [tip:x86/urgent] x86: Make sure IDT is page aligned
On 07/17/2013 11:57 AM, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>
> Hi, Peter,
>
> Any reason for why following changelog get dropped?
>
> ---
> v5:
> - add comments to all IDTs about alignment reasoning, suggested by Linus
> v4:
> - rework using __page_aligned_bss, suggested by Yinghai LU
> - move all the other IDT variables as well, suggested by HPA
> v3:
> - merge 32-bit and 64-bit idt_table definition
> v2:
> - 32-bit was already aligned
> ---
>
> That at least would help us to check if you apply the right version.
>

Procedurally, the changelogs don't belong in commit messages. I tend to
leave them in if they are particularly illustrative or if the commit
message only makes sense with the additional context, but neither of
those is really ideal.

Technically, because of the --- line which indicates the end of the
commit message.

-hpa




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