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Date:	Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:19:49 +1100
From:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
To:	Tejun Heo <>
Cc:,,,,,,,,, Paul Mackerras <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/16] percpu: make percpu symbols in powerpc unique

On Wed, 2009-10-14 at 15:01 +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:
> This patch updates percpu related symbols in powerpc such that percpu
> symbols are unique and don't clash with local symbols.  This serves
> two purposes of decreasing the possibility of global percpu symbol
> collision and allowing dropping per_cpu__ prefix from percpu symbols.
> * arch/powerpc/kernel/perf_callchain.c: s/callchain/cpu_perf_callchain/
> * arch/powerpc/kernel/setup-common.c: s/pvr/cpu_pvr/
> * arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/dtl.c: s/dtl/cpu_dtl/
> * arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/interrupt.c: s/iic/cpu_iic/
> Partly based on Rusty Russell's "alloc_percpu: rename percpu vars
> which cause name clashes" patch.
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <>
> Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Cc: Rusty Russell <>

Acked-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>


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