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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:
>
>> 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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