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Date:	Wed, 22 Feb 2012 08:22:00 -0500
From:	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
Cc:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Jason Baron <jbaron@...hat.com>,
	a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl, mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com,
	davem@...emloft.net, ddaney.cavm@...il.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/10] jump label: introduce very_[un]likely + cleanups
 + docs

I like the blue shed, but anyway...

On Wed, 2012-02-22 at 09:06 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * H. Peter Anvin <hpa@...or.com> wrote:
> 
> > Not arguing that, but the static aspect is still key... or 
> > people will read it as another version of likely/unlikely.  
> 
> They can *read* it as such, that as is very much intentional! 

I mentioned this thread on irc and the first comment I received was:

"is that a new attempt at trying to guide the compiler?"

I personally find the very_unlikely() confusing, but then again I like
the blue shed over the pink one.

-- Steve


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