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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:35:19 -0500
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@...il.com>
CC:	x86@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Dave Jones <davej@...emonkey.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] x86: fix confusing name of /proc/cpuinfo "ht" flag

On 11/11/2009 03:34 PM, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
>
> "ht" flag indicates only ability to detect siblings not HT presence itself.
>
> Inspired by:
> http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/2009/11/10/common-hyperthreading-misconception/
>
> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz<bzolnier@...il.com>
> ---
> It could be that there are some user-space programs depending on "ht"
> flag so the patch is marked as RFC..

I think that is the only problem with this patch -- it is an ABI change. 
  See as it's been this way for years, a comment is probably the best 
you can do...

	Jeff




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