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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/22] x86/fpu: Remove fpu->initialized
On Tue, Feb 05, 2019 at 07:03:37PM +0100, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> Well, nothing changes in regard to the logic. Earlier we had a variable
> which helped us to distinguish between user & kernel thread. Now we have
> a different one.
> I'm going to add a comment to switch_fpu_prepare() about ->mm since you
> insist but I would like to avoid it.

I don't understand what that aversion is towards commenting stuff,
especially important stuff like the meaning of the presence of ->mm for
the FPU code. What is the downside to documenting that?

Considering that in this very thread we ourselves encountered the fact
that stuff is not documented and we complained that it wasn't!

> We have a comment, it is just not helping.

Why is it not helping?

> Steven said on IRC that it can be removed.

Did he give an explanation why is it ok?

Thx.

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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