Re: [RFC] x86: merge nmi_32-64 to nmi.c

From: Cyrill Gorcunov
Date: Sun May 18 2008 - 06:29:38 EST

[Andi Kleen - Sun, May 18, 2008 at 12:25:42PM +0200]
| Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
| > yes, but what to do with absence of __nmi_count on 32bit and die_nmi
| > uses different number of args? gcc follows both pathes anyway trying
| > to evaluate where I prefer it would not... I mean I've got errors
| > on compiling procedue 'cause of different number of args for die_nmi
| > used in 32bit mode. That is why I've asked Thomas if it possible to
| > add "panic" boot option for 32bit mode and make it familiar with 64bit
| > mode and merge them eventually.
| Sorry just pointed out why the Kconfig idea doesn't work, nothing more.
| If you want to avoid ifdefs then you have to unify the functionality
| first. Putting syntactical sugar on ifdefs doesn't make sense.
| I haven't kept track of the exact state of the code, but if the per cpu
| data macros are finally as efficient as the PDA you could move the
| nmi_count to per_cpu in both for once.
| -Andi

ok, thanks

- Cyrill -
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