[PATCH][ ARM cpu hotplug 1/2 ] extract common code for arm cpu hotplug
robherring2 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 16:24:11 UTC 2010
On 11/30/2010 05:03 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 04:17:32PM +0530, Amit Kucheria wrote:
>> Since the main aim here is to consolidate as much code here as
>> possible while still allowing platforms to override the defaults,
>> would you have an objection to the introduction of a struct smp_ops
>> that'll allow a platform to override the defaults? This seems to be
>> done on other platforms I've briefly looked at.
> I see no point to what is being proposed in this thread. It's _soo_
> little code that the platforms have to implement that it really is
> not worth the effort.
Whether the code can be consolidated or not, the current API does not
allow a single kernel binary (ignoring the list of other issues). The
introduction of struct smp_ops would help enable both single kernel and
default versions of the functions.
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