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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] IRQ Cleanup: rename nr_ioapic_registers to nr_ioapic_entries

On 26/09/2011 08:40, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> I guess it depends on whether you consider that we should stay in line
>> with Linux or not.  While the code did start in Linux, it has diverged
>> so far that it really is its own file now.
>> Either we should un-diverge from Linux (unlikely to happen), or consider
>> it properly forked and not worry; staying in this intermediate state is
>> not sustainable and leads to keeping misleading bits about while an
>> overhaul is needed.
> There's one more alternative: You could propose the same renaming
> on Linux.

Not a bad idea. But I don't think it should stop us making these kinds of
changes in Xen now. We stayed in sync with upstream Linux on these files for
a long while, but we're well diverged now.

 -- Keir

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