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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 1/4] add jiffies_to_nsecs() helper and fix up size of usecs
On 14.07.2005 [13:54:47 -0700], Dave Hansen wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 13:28 -0700, Nishanth Aravamudan wrote:
> > +static inline u64 jiffies_to_nsecs(const unsigned long j)
> > +{
> > +#if HZ <= NSEC_PER_SEC && !(NSEC_PER_SEC % HZ)
> > + return (NSEC_PER_SEC / HZ) * (u64)j;
> > +#elif HZ > NSEC_PER_SEC && !(HZ % NSEC_PER_SEC)
> > + return ((u64)j + (HZ / NSEC_PER_SEC) - 1)/(HZ / NSEC_PER_SEC);
> > +#else
> > + return ((u64)j * NSEC_PER_SEC) / HZ;
> > +#endif
> > +}
>
> That might look a little better something like:
>
> static inline u64 jiffies_to_nsecs(const unsigned long __j)
> {
> u64 j = __j;
>
> if (HZ <= NSEC_PER_SEC && !(NSEC_PER_SEC % HZ))
> return (NSEC_PER_SEC / HZ) * j;
> else if (HZ > NSEC_PER_SEC && !(HZ % NSEC_PER_SEC))
> return (j + (HZ / NSEC_PER_SEC) - 1)/(HZ / NSEC_PER_SEC);
> else
> return (j * NSEC_PER_SEC) / HZ;
> }
>
> Compilers are smart :)

Well, I was trying to keep it similar to the other conversion functions.
I guess the compiler can evaluate the conditional full of constants at
compile-time regardless of whether it is #if or if ().
I can make these changes if others would like them as well.

Thanks,
Nish
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