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    kernel: delete __cpuinit usage from all core kernel files · 0db0628d
    Paul Gortmaker authored
    The __cpuinit type of throwaway sections might have made sense
    some time ago when RAM was more constrained, but now the savings
    do not offset the cost and complications.  For example, the fix in
    commit 5e427ec2 ("x86: Fix bit corruption at CPU resume time")
    is a good example of the nasty type of bugs that can be created
    with improper use of the various __init prefixes.
    After a discussion on LKML[1] it was decided that cpuinit should go
    the way of devinit and be phased out.  Once all the users are gone,
    we can then finally remove the macros themselves from linux/init.h.
    This removes all the uses of the __cpuinit macros from C files in
    the core kernel directories (kernel, init, lib, mm, and include)
    that don't really have a specific maintainer.
    [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/5/20/589Signed-off-by: default avatarPaul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
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