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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 6/9] ACPI/PPTT: Add topology parsing code
On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Lorenzo Pieralisi
<lorenzo.pieralisi@arm.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:13:08AM -0600, Jeremy Linton wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> First, thanks for taking a look at this.
>>
>> On 12/11/2017 07:12 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>> >On Friday, December 1, 2017 11:23:27 PM CET Jeremy Linton wrote:
>> >>The PPTT can be used to determine the groupings of CPU's at
>> >>given levels in the system. Lets add a few routines to the PPTT
>> >>parsing code to return a unique id for each unique level in the
>> >>processor hierarchy. This can then be matched to build
>> >>thread/core/cluster/die/package/etc mappings for each processing
>> >>element in the system.
>> >>
>> >>Signed-off-by: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@arm.com>
>> >
>> >Why can't this be folded into patch [2/9]?
>>
>> It can, and I will be happy squash it.
>>
>> It was requested that the topology portion of the parser be split
>> out back in v3.
>>
>> https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-acpi/msg78487.html
>
> I asked to split cache/topology since I am not familiar with cache
> code and Sudeep - who looks after the cache code - won't be able
> to review this series in time for v4.16.

OK, so why do we need it in 4.16?

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