lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Feb]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
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.



r~
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:24    [W:0.067 / U:1.620 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site