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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC v2] introduce ARCH_CAN_UNALIGNED_ACCESS Kconfig symbol
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> I think you're semantically testing the wrong thing.
>
> It's not if unaligned accesses are supported, it's if they are
> efficient enough or not.
>
> For example, sparc64 fully handles unaligned accesses but taking the
> trap to fix it up is slow. So sparc64 "can" handle unaligned
> accesses, but whether we want to set this symbol or not is another
> matter.

Yeah, good point. Should I rename it to HAVE_EFFICIENT_UNALIGNED_ACCESS
or similar? Or have it defined as some sort of number so you can make
actually make tradeoffs? Like Dave Woodhouse suggested at some point to
have get_unaligned() take an argument that indicates the probability...

johannes
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