[PATCH v5 2/5] powerpc/85xx: add HOTPLUG_CPU support

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Thu Jun 7 04:19:49 EST 2012

On 06/06/2012 04:59 AM, Zhao Chenhui wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 11:15:52AM -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
>> On 06/05/2012 06:18 AM, Zhao Chenhui wrote:
>>> If user does not enable kexec or hotplug, these codes are redundant.
>>> So use CONFIG_KEXEC and CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU to gard them.
>> My point is that these lists tend to grow and be a maintenance pain.
>> For small things it's often better to not worry about saving a few
>> bytes.  For larger things that need to be conditional, define a new
>> symbol rather than growing ORed lists like this.
>> -Scott
> I agree with you in principle. But there are only two config options
> in this patch, and it is unlikely to grow. 

That's what everybody says when these things start. :-)


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