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Re: [patch] linux 2.4.5: Export mips_machtype

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: [patch] linux 2.4.5: Export mips_machtype
From: Harald Koerfgen <hkoerfg@web.de>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 21:39:11 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010813175357.E2228@bacchus.dhis.org>
Organization: none to speak of
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010813152457.18279F-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl> <20010813175357.E2228@bacchus.dhis.org>
On Monday 13 August 2001 17:53, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 03:26:23PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> >  The following patch exports mips_machtype to modules.  Please apply.
>
> Ok - but I'd like to burry the whole mips_machtype mechanism in 2.5.  To
> messy and requires a central authority to allocate machine types.  What
> do you think?

Well, it doesn't neccessarily have to be called mips_machtype, but, yes, we 
would need something similar at least for DECstations.

        Harald

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