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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/16] initrd: Add generic code path for common initrd unloading logic.
On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 2:04 PM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:
>> +#ifdef CONFIG_INITRAMFS_GENERIC_UNLOAD
>> +void free_initrd_mem(unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
>> +{
>> + free_reserved_area((void *)start, (void *)end, -1, "initrd");
>> +}
>> +#endif
>
> Given how trivial this is and how many architectures can use it I'd
> reverse the polarity and add a CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_FREE_INITRD_MEM
> instead.

And while adding "special" functionality to the generic version, more and more
users of CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_FREE_INITRD_MEM will be removed.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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