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SubjectRe: How to extend the task_struct?
MOLNAR Ingo <> said:
> On Tue, 4 Aug 1998, Marc Bechler wrote:

> > I had to extend the task_struct structure in the kernel (in sched.h) for
> > some measurements. First I thought this won't so difficult: I append a
> > new component at the end of the structure (an integer) and adapt the
> > INIT_TASK definition by inserting a ,0 at the end.

> yep, thats the way it's done. Take a look at say patch-2.1.107 as an
> example. (two new fields were added)

Nope. INIT_LOCKS expands to nothing on UP, and has to stay at the end to
work around a nasty gcc- bug. So the spinlock_t has to be last all
the time.
Dr. Horst H. von Brand
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Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513

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