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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 01/41] arm/acpi: Build numa for x86 only

On 20/05/15 16:07, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> On 17.05.15 at 22:03, <parth.dixit@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> From: Naresh Bhat <naresh.bhat@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Numa is currently not supported for arm in xen.
> This doesn't represent a valid reason for the code to be disabled,
> the more that ARM will want to support NUMA sooner or later. A
> valid reason would be if you'd have to introduce _a lot_ of code on
> the ARM side in order to make this build - if that's the case, please
> say so in the description, as from an architectural pov the absence
> of the respective ACPI tables should be no issue at all.

The acpi/numa.c is calling a lot of arch specific function implemented
in (arch/x86/srat.c). The code in acpi/numa.c is very x86 related (such
as x2apic).

I think disable the compilation is preferable for now given that there
is no board for testing the changes.


Julien Grall

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