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Date:	Thu, 27 Jul 2006 02:02:00 +0200
From:	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
To:	Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, greg@...ah.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] Multi-threaded device probing

On Tuesday 25 July 2006 22:30, Greg KH wrote:
> --- gregkh-2.6.orig/include/linux/device.h
> +++ gregkh-2.6/include/linux/device.h
> @@ -105,6 +105,8 @@ struct device_driver {
>         void    (*shutdown)     (struct device * dev);
>         int     (*suspend)      (struct device * dev, pm_message_t state);
>         int     (*resume)       (struct device * dev);
> +
> +       unsigned int multithread_probe:1;
>  };
>  

Why use a bit field here? It ends up consuming sizeof(long) anyway
and causes more complex code, with no obvious benefit.

	Arnd <><
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