[PATCH v6 1/5] powerpc/85xx: implement hardware timebase sync

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Jun 28 20:50:51 EST 2012

On Thu, 2012-06-28 at 11:38 +0800, Zhao Chenhui wrote:
> The bootloader have done a timebase sync. If we do not need KEXEC or
> HOTPLUG_CPU feature, it is unnecessary to do it again at boot time of
> kernel. I only compile the timebase sync routines
> when users enable KEXEC or HOTPLUG_CPU. 

Still, how much are you really saving ? Is it worth the added mess and
loss of test coverage ?

We have too many conditional stuff like that already.


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