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Re: [PATCH] MIPS: Display CPU byteorder in /proc/cpuinfo

Subject: Re: [PATCH] MIPS: Display CPU byteorder in /proc/cpuinfo
From: Joshua Kinard <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 23:16:40 -0500
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On 01/19/2015 04:02, Joshua Kinard wrote:
> From: Joshua Kinard <>
> This is a small patch to display the CPU byteorder that the kernel was 
> compiled
> with in /proc/cpuinfo.
> Signed-off-by: Joshua Kinard <>
> ---
>  arch/mips/kernel/proc.c |    5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> This patch has been submitted several times prior over the years (I think), 
> but
> I don't recall what, if any, objections there were to it.

[much discussion later]

So I assume final consensus is this patch (v1 or v2) isn't acceptable to
reintroduce this feature?  If so, I'll mark it as such in patchwork and just
continue to carry it locally in Gentoo's patchset.

Joshua Kinard
4096R/D25D95E3 2011-03-28

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