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Date:	Sun, 25 Jul 2010 11:56:03 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
CC:	Javier Martinez Canillas <martinez.javier@...il.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, x86@...nel.org,
	Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@...ux.intel.com>,
	Feng Tang <feng.tang@...el.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86, mrst: remove unused mrst_identify_cpu()

On 07/25/2010 03:55 AM, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Jul 2010 22:04:45 -0700
> "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com> wrote:
> 
>> Jacob, is this obsolete or something that will be needed in future versions?
>>
>> It seems that either __mrst_cpu_chip should be killed off, or read-only
>> users should be using the inline instead of __mrst_cpu_chip directly.
> 
> And how is the inline going to access the variable if the variable isn't
> global ...
> 
> Alan

Well, of course it needs to be global.  The "or" in the above sentence
is an xor.

	-hpa

-- 
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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