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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/11] miscellaneous cleanup

To: Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/11] miscellaneous cleanup
From: Keir Fraser <keir.xen@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 13:51:34 +0000
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/11] miscellaneous cleanup
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On 09/03/2011 12:24, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This patch series consists of assorted changes like removal of unused
> bits, movement of init-only stuff to .init.* sections, movement of
> infrequently (perhaps just once) written data to .data.read_mostly,
> and alike.
> 01: x86: remove pre-686 CPU support bits

I don't think this one [01/11] has made it. Is it enormous?

> 02: VT-d: section adjustments to quirks code
> 03: VT-d: section adjustments to DMAR parsing code

> 04: x86: cleanup mpparse.c
> 05: ACPI: large cleanup
> 06: x86: APIC cleanup
> 07: x86: IO-APIC cleanup

Is it worth diverging from Linux upstream on these? They do sometimes get
synced up, although maybe we do that less often these days.

 -- Keir

> 08: VT-d: cleanup ATS code
> 09: x86: MTRR cleanup
> 10: move various bits into .init.* sections
> 11: x86: MCE cleanup
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
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