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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 05:53:22 +0100
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	Cyrill Gorcunov <>
Cc:	Yinghai Lu <>,
	"Maciej W. Rozycki" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>,
	Stephen Rothwell <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [RFC -tip] x86,apic: Do not use stacked physid_mask_t

* Cyrill Gorcunov <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> during the conversation about physid_mask_t passed
> via stack
> the idea of moving masks via pointers not just for
> x86-64 (we even don't use those masks there but still
> have function declarations in struct apic) but for x86-32
> as well (ie more naturally -- as we operate with "struct cpumask")
> found to be usefull.
> As a result -- the following patch. Note that it's
> big enough and though I was trying to be carefull
> I would really appreciate more detailed review and
> comments and _complains_ as well.

No complaints from me - this is the cleanup i was striving for. Will let 
you know if i see any test failures.


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