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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 09:10:20 +0200
From:	Paul Bolle <pebolle@...cali.nl>
To:	Andreas Schwab <schwab@...ux-m68k.org>
Cc:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
	linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: fix typo 'CONFIG_PMAC'

Andreas,

On Wed, 2014-05-21 at 18:08 +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Paul Bolle <pebolle@...cali.nl> writes:
> 
> > Commit b0d278b7d3ae ("powerpc/perf_event: Reduce latency of calling
> > perf_event_do_pending") added a check for CONFIG_PMAC were a check for
> > CONFIG_PPC_PMAC was clearly intended.
> >
> > Fixes: b0d278b7d3ae ("powerpc/perf_event: Reduce latency of calling perf_event_do_pending")
> > Signed-off-by: Paul Bolle <pebolle@...cali.nl>
> > ---
> > Untested. Needs testing on 32 bit powermac, I guess.
> >
> > This typo was introduced in v2.6.36. No one noticed because very few
> > people still use 32 bit powermacs?
> 
> How does that bug manifest itself?

Do you want to know how to test this patch on a 32 bit powermac? Ie, see
if it has any effect, and whether that effect improves things or make
things worse.

I have no clue how to do that, sorry. Perhaps someone else has.


Paul Bolle

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