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SubjectRe: [RFC] tree-based bootmem
In my bootmem patch, I wrote:
>> #define DIV_DN(x,n) (RND_DN(x,n) / (n))
>> #define DIV_UP(x,n) (RND_UP(x,n) / (n))

On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 12:58:19AM -0000, linux@horizon.com wrote:
> Eww. I realize it's not performance-critical, but how about
> the simpler
> #define DIV_DN(x,n) ((x) / (n))
> #define DIV_UP(x,n) DIV_DN((x)+(n)-1, n)
>
> There are some alternate definitions of RND_UP available, as well:
> #define RND_UP(x,n) (-RND_DN(-(x),n))
> or
> #define RND_UP(x,n) (~(~(x) | (n)-1))

I hope you don't mind my Cc:'ing lkml in my reply.

These are both excellent points. In the interest of economy of CPU, I
will follow your suggestions in the next installment (and list you in
the changelog =).


Thanks,
Bill
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