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SubjectRe: thread_info implementation
>>>>> On Mon, 11 Feb 2002 17:32:36 -0800 (PST), "David S. Miller" <> said:

David> From: David Mosberger <> Date: Mon, 11
David> Feb 2002 17:21:40 -0800

David> The task pointer lives in the thread pointer register
David> (r13), so it's trivial to address off of it.

DaveM> So why don't you put the, oh my gosh, "THREAD INFO POINTER"
DaveM> into the thread pointer register instead? That is what I did
DaveM> and everything transforms naturally, you will need to make
DaveM> zero modifications to assembly code besides the offset macro
DaveM> names and that you can even script :-)

Umh, perhaps because it adds one level of indirection to every access
of "current"??

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