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Date:   Tue, 26 Mar 2019 22:22:40 +0100 (CET)
From:   Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
To:     Ricardo Neri <ricardo.neri-calderon@...ux.intel.com>
cc:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...e.de>,
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Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2 10/14] kernel/watchdog: Add a function to obtain
 the watchdog_allowed_mask

On Wed, 27 Feb 2019, Ricardo Neri wrote:
>  
> -struct cpumask watchdog_allowed_mask __read_mostly;
> +static struct cpumask watchdog_allowed_mask __read_mostly;

That hunk is correct.

>  struct cpumask watchdog_cpumask __read_mostly;
>  unsigned long *watchdog_cpumask_bits = cpumask_bits(&watchdog_cpumask);
> @@ -92,6 +92,11 @@ static int __init hardlockup_all_cpu_backtrace_setup(char *str)
>  }
>  __setup("hardlockup_all_cpu_backtrace=", hardlockup_all_cpu_backtrace_setup);
>  # endif /* CONFIG_SMP */
> +
> +struct cpumask *watchdog_get_allowed_cpumask(void)
> +{
> +	return &watchdog_allowed_mask;
> +}

That part is pointless as I showed you in the other reply. You don't need
that mask in your code at all.

Thanks,

	tglx


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