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Date:	Sat, 1 Nov 2008 19:32:58 +0000
From:	Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk>
To:	Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@...il.com>
Cc:	Al Viro <viro@....linux.org.uk>, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, jgarzik@...ox.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] el3_common_init() should be __devinit, not __init

On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 10:27:57PM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 07:16:14PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 10:12:50PM +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> > > On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 06:20:19PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> > > > -static int __init el3_common_init(struct net_device *dev)
> > > > +static int __devinit el3_common_init(struct net_device *dev)
> > > 
> > > Al, here is much better patch:
> > 
> > [essentially kill devinit/cpuinit]
> > 
> > What the hell makes it better?
> 
> Wasting efforts for too little gain?
> 
> More or less every distro enables HOTPLUG and HOTPLUG_CPU.

More or less every distro shits udev and hald; it's not a reason to make
the corrsponding stuff in the kernel mandatory.  The same applies here...
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