Re: [PATCH 4/6] Have x86_64 use add_active_range() and free_area_init_nodes

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sat May 20 2006 - 18:17:36 EST

> Well, it creates arch-neutral common code, teaches various architectures
> use it. It's the sort of thing we do all the time.
> These things are opportunities to eliminate crufty arch code which few
> people understand and replace them with new, clean common code which lots
> of people understand. That's not a bad thing to be doing.

I'm not fundamentally against that, but so far it seems to just generate lots of
new bugs? I'm not sure it's really worth the pain.

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