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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10] jump label: introduce very_[un]likely + cleanups + docs
    On 02/22/2012 06:56 AM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
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    >> maybe even a "very_likely()", but then keep a static_branch()
    >> or whatever for those cases you do not want to optimize at
    >> compile time.
    >
    > Once such uses arise maybe we could add such an 'unbiased'
    > variant.
    >

    We already have such use cases, although a lot of them are covered by
    static_cpu_has(). However, I fully expect that we'll have cases that
    aren't readily covered by CPU feature flags and I'd like to avoid
    reinventing new features.

    -hpa

    --
    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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