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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cpumask 5/10 rewrite cpumask.h - single bitmap based implementation
Andrew wrote:
> In that case the cpumask code should provide some API function which
> converts a cpumask_t into (and from?) some canonical and documented form.
> Then you copy what it gave you to userspace.

Exactly. I said something similar in my earlier reply.
But not the same. Andrew nailed it.

And the bitmap code should provide that conversion code,
since cpumask is just (soon, I hope ;) a thin layer on

And there might be bitop or byteorder arch specific code
beneath that.

I won't rest till it's the best ...
Programmer, Linux Scalability
Paul Jackson <> 1.650.933.1373
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