Re: Get rid of cpuinit?

From: Sam Ravnborg
Date: Wed May 22 2013 - 17:04:54 EST

On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 03:35:43PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> We have gotten rid of devinit markup. A recent patch of Linus' makes me
> wonder if we similarly should get rid of cpuinit markup?
> Just as with devices, the CPU hotplug machinery has been leveraged to
> support a number of pieces of functionality such as suspend, which means
> that on anything but the most embedded systems this functionality is
> likely needed anyway.

If you grep for CPU_HOTPLUG in various defconfig files you will see that
it is only set in a few of these files (at least in arm/configs/).
I did not check it CPU_HOTPLUG would be set when
you actually used the config - but at least we need to pay attention
to the current usage.

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