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Date:	Mon, 22 Oct 2007 14:45:51 +0200
From:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
To:	Al Viro <viro@....linux.org.uk>
Cc:	WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>,
	Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>, Nix <nix@...eri.org.uk>,
	Jeff Dike <jdike@...toit.com>,
	Paolo Giarrusso <p.giarrusso@...il.com>,
	user-mode-linux-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net>
Subject: Re: [uml-devel] User Mode Linux still doesn't build in
	2.6.23-final.


* Al Viro <viro@....linux.org.uk> wrote:

> in kernel/sched.c
> 
> FWIW, I would simply kill the damn fastcall thing - right now the only 
> user is uml/i386; everything else either has it #defined to nothing or 
> (as i386 does) passes -mregparm=3 while having fastcall expand to 
> __attribute__((regparm(3))) - i.e. has all functions fastcall.
> 
> Do we really need it on uml/i386 enough to keep bothering with that 
> mess?

we should kill it there too.

the only place where we should _please_ keep those annotations are for 
functions that get called from assembly code. This makes life immensely 
easier for -pg (CONFIG_FUNCTION_TRACING) kernels.

	Ingo
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