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Date:   Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:30:37 +0200
From:   Helge Deller <deller@....de>
To:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
Cc:     Richard Henderson <rth@...ddle.net>,
        Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@...assic.park.msu.ru>,
        Matt Turner <mattst88@...il.com>,
        "James E . J . Bottomley" <James.Bottomley@...senpartnership.com>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        alpha <linux-alpha@...r.kernel.org>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-parisc@...r.kernel.org, Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Sparse Mailing-list <linux-sparse@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] Introduce and use absolute_pointer macro

On 9/15/21 9:47 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 12:35 PM Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net> wrote:
>>
>> On a side note, we may revive the parisc patch. Helge isn't entirely
>> happy with the other solution for parisc; it is quite invasive and
>> touches a total of 19 files if I counted correctly.
>
> Ok, my suggestion to use the linker was not a "do it this way", it
> really was just a "maybe alternate approach". So no objections if
> absolute_pointer() ends up being the simpler solution.

Yes, it's a lot simpler and makes backporting patches later much easier.
I'll send a pull request with the updated parisc patch tomorrow.

Thanks,
Helge

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