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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 12:31:47 +0100
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	Tejun Heo <>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Linux Kernel <>,
	Yinghai Lu <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] percpu fixes for 2.6.32-rc6

* Tejun Heo <> wrote:

> Hello,
> Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > I want the cleanup because I think that the code sucks from a "future 
> > proofing" and readability standpoint, but I really don't mind one way or 
> > the other whether you want to finally do that one "return 1" correctly for 
> > one commit, only to then fix it to not do that three-way test of a single 
> > function in the next one.
> > 
> > So whatever works - as long as the end result both looks sane and doesn't 
> > have the bug we clearly have now.
> I was mostly worrying about introducing unrelated bug while changing. 
> Anyways, one patch it is.  I'll route it through tip as suggested by 
> Ingo in a few hours.

Btw., i'd suggest you keep it in your percpu tree as usual and send it 
to Linus directly - i offered testing for the cleanup patch (and can 
pull your patch for such a purpose), it doesnt 'have' to go via -tip.

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