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SubjectRe: [this_cpu_xx V4 02/20] this_cpu: X86 optimized this_cpu operations
cl@linux-foundation.org wrote:
> Basically the existing percpu ops can be used for this_cpu variants that allow
> operations also on dynamically allocated percpu data. However, we do not pass a
> reference to a percpu variable in. Instead a dynamically or statically
> allocated percpu variable is provided.
>
> Preempt, the non preempt and the irqsafe operations generate the same code.
> It will always be possible to have the requires per cpu atomicness in a single
> RMW instruction with segment override on x86.
>
> 64 bit this_cpu operations are not supported on 32 bit.
>
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>

Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>

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tejun


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