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Date:	Tue, 04 Dec 2007 14:33:32 -0800
From:	Harvey Harrison <>
To:	Ingo Molnar <>
Cc:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] x86: Unify include/asm-x86/linkage_[32|64].h

On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 23:27 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Harvey Harrison <> wrote:
> > OK, but if this patch is acceptable, then there is no more places in 
> > the tree that define the FASTCALL macro, other than the empty default 
> > in include/linux/linkage.h.  So I think a second step would be to 
> > start to get rid of FASTCALL callers elsewhere in the tree...thoughts?
> the removal of FASTCALL is fine: the default (and only) compiler model 
> for x86 (32-bit) is regparm(3), so the regparm(3) macro is equivalent to 
> the empty one in linux/linkage.h.
> btw., removal of FASTCALL from the tree is worthwile after this: it 
> should probably be done via the -mm tree, because it's more of a generic 
> kernel matter than an arch/x86 matter.
> 	Ingo

Agreed, just noting that there was nobody defining it anymore, it's
widespread enough that I'll submit them separately to appropriate
maintainers and they can dribble in over time.



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