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Date:	Mon, 22 Oct 2007 14:45:51 +0200
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	Al Viro <>
Cc:	WANG Cong <>,
	Sam Ravnborg <>, Nix <>,
	Jeff Dike <>,
	Paolo Giarrusso <>,,, Rob Landley <>
Subject: Re: [uml-devel] User Mode Linux still doesn't build in

* Al Viro <> 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.

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