svn commit: r215318 - in head/sys: net sys
zec at icir.org
Mon Nov 15 15:32:15 UTC 2010
On Monday 15 November 2010 15:58:15 Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Nov 2010, Dimitry Andric wrote:
> > Author: dim
> > Date: Sun Nov 14 20:40:55 2010
> > New Revision: 215318
> > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/215318
> > Log:
> > Instead of unconditionally emitting .globl's for the __start_set_xxx and
> > __stop_set_xxx symbols, only emit them when the set_vnet or set_pcpu
> > sections are actually defined.
> Unless you have a very good reason that is NOT cosmetic for this I
> want to know it. None of you commit messages is giving this.
> This breaks the classic C semantics that we had gained with the former
> type of macros, which is a shame.
> Kind of annoying neither of the changes had a Reviewed by: and despite
> being about 2 weeks behind of most email I hadn't spotted this on arch@
> before nor seen it on virtualization@ that it obviously touches. I
> would have loved to hear about them before foing to have a hard time
> integrating this white space into half a year of development work.
> Looking forward to the technical explanation.
Another fundamental problem is that the commit note doesn't include a MFC
plan, so if we just leave it as is, starting from now on an extremely large
portion MFCs of networking code will need to be hand-adjusted.
> > Modified:
> > head/sys/net/vnet.h
> > head/sys/sys/cdefs.h
> > head/sys/sys/linker_set.h
> > head/sys/sys/pcpu.h
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