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SubjectRe: [PATCH] move task_struct allocation to arch
On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 05:03:14PM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> Ask Linus, he asked for the task_struct/thread_info split. Various people have
> complained about the two things being allocated separately (maintainers for
> m68k and ia64 archs certainly, and if I remember rightly, x86_64 as well,
> though I don't appear to have saved the message for that). However, DaveM
> (sparc64) appears to really be in favour of it.

I'm not especially in favour of it for Alpha either.

As far as I can see all it's done is added a memory load on the
fast path when a constant displacement folded into the address
would previously have sufficed.

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