[PATCH for-4.8 V2 00/10] Use jump label for cpu/mmu_has_feature

Nicholas Piggin npiggin at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 15:22:01 AEST 2016

On Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:42:33 +0530
"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> Changes from V1:
> * Update "powerpc/mm: Convert early cpu/mmu feature check to use the
> new helpers" based on resend code changes in this area.
> We now do feature fixup early and hence we can reduce the usage of
>  __cpu/__mmu_has_feature.

Is there a particular reason for for-4.8?

I've only just started following this development so it might be
obvious, but if you could add some small justifications for why
a patch or series is done, it would be of great help to me.


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