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SubjectRe: Remove execution domain support
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On Sat, 2015-04-11 at 23:12 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Am 11.04.2015 um 22:52 schrieb Linus Torvalds:
> > On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at> wrote:
> >>
> >> The removal will make architecutre specific signal handling easier
> >> and there is no need to keep execuction domains as this feature is
> >> obviously incomplete and abandoned
> >
> > Ack. The whole exec domain made some code code pretty inscrutable.
> >
> > So I'd certainly be willing to pull this during the 4.1 merge window
> > if nobody complains.
> >
> > Anybody?
>
> It would be great to have an Ack from sparc folks.
> I had to recalculate the values of their TI_* constants
> and I don't have a sparc box to test it.

That's what qemu is for :-)

> Using asm-offsets.c for that seems to be impossible on sparc
> as sparc's asm-offsets.c depends on sched.h which depends again
> on thread_info.h...
> Resolving this circular dependency without the ability to run-time
> test my changes was too risky for me.
>
> Thanks,
> //richard
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