Re: [PATCH ] arm64: cpuinfo: Add "model name" in /proc/cpuinfo for 64bit tasks also

From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Tue Aug 30 2016 - 05:19:47 EST

On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 02:32:25PM +0530, Sumit Gupta wrote:
> Removed restriction of displaying model name for 32 bit tasks only.
> Because of this Processor details were not displayed in
> "System setting -> Details" in Ubuntu model name display is generic
> and can be printed for 64 bit also.
> model name : ARMv8 Processor rev X (v8l)
> Signed-off-by: Sumit Gupta <sumitg@xxxxxxxxxx>

You didn't give a reason why this is needed. For 32-bit tasks, we did it
for backwards compatibility with code checking for it.