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Date:	Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:08:50 +0800
From:	Chen Gang <>
To:	Lennox Wu <>, Guenter Roeck <>
CC:	David Rientjes <>,
	Liqin Chen <>,
	"" <>,
	Stephen Rothwell <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] arch/score/include/uapi/asm/ptrace.h: Remove the macros
 which not be used currently

On 07/17/2014 10:52 AM, Lennox Wu wrote:
> Yes, you might miss something. Some patches were merged once I
> acknowledged them,and some were missed.
> So I am not sure the rule, if someone will merge these patches once
> them are acknowledged, it is redundant that I issue a
> PULL request again.

I guess, we need consult another version merging members (e.g Stephen
Rothwell), they may provide more useful suggestions or ideas.

For me, if the patch is mainly under "arch/*/*", it need be applied by
related architecture members. And these architecture related patches can
be merged into linux-next tree firstly, then to upstream main line.


> 2014-07-17 10:30 GMT+08:00 Guenter Roeck <>:
>> On 07/16/2014 07:14 PM, Lennox Wu wrote:
>>> Actually, I don't know the rule for merging patches. Some patches will
>>> be merge,and some will be miss. If the patch is missed, we will merge
>>> it into our git.
>> Unless I am missing something, this patch is in arch/score, so the
>> expectation would be for you to pick it up and send it to Linus.
>> Guenter
>>> Best,
>>> Lennox
>>> 2014-07-17 9:49 GMT+08:00 David Rientjes <>:
>>>> On Thu, 26 Jun 2014, David Rientjes wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 26 Jun 2014, Chen Gang wrote:
>>>>>> 'COUNTER' and other same kind macros are too common to use, and easy to
>>>>>> get conflict with other modules.
>>>>>> At present, they are not used, so it is OK to simply remove them. And
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> related warning (allmodconfig with score):
>>>>>>      CC [M]  drivers/md/raid1.o
>>>>>>    In file included from drivers/md/raid1.c:42:0:
>>>>>>    drivers/md/bitmap.h:93:0: warning: "COUNTER" redefined
>>>>>>     #define COUNTER(x) (((bitmap_counter_t) x) & COUNTER_MAX)
>>>>>>     ^
>>>>>>    In file included from ./arch/score/include/asm/ptrace.h:4:0,
>>>>>>                     from include/linux/sched.h:31,
>>>>>>                     from include/linux/blkdev.h:4,
>>>>>>                     from drivers/md/raid1.c:36:
>>>>>>    ./arch/score/include/uapi/asm/ptrace.h:13:0: note: this is the
>>>>>> location of the previous definition
>>>>>>     #define COUNTER  38
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Chen Gang <>
>>>>> Acked-by: David Rientjes <>
>>>> Lennox or Liqin, could you please queue this patch for 3.17?

Chen Gang

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