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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add support for deferrable timers (respun)
On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 01:06:35PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Venki Pallipadi <venkatesh.pallipadi@intel.com> writes:
> > +++ new/kernel/timer.c 2007-03-26 15:19:35.000000000 -0800
> > @@ -74,7 +74,7 @@
> > tvec_t tv3;
> > tvec_t tv4;
> > tvec_t tv5;
> > -} ____cacheline_aligned_in_smp;
> > +} ____cacheline_aligned;
>
> Why this change? It should be aligned to 2 bytes anyways.

Just wanted to be cautious of all archs and all compilers.

> > static DEFINE_PER_CPU(tvec_base_t *, tvec_bases) = &boot_tvec_bases;
> >
> > +/*
> > + * The lowest bit of base ptr in timer is used as a flag to indicate
> > + * 'deferrable' nature of the timer. Functions below help us manage that flag.
> > + */
> > +static inline unsigned int tbase_get_deferrable(struct tvec_t_base_s *base)
> > +{
> > + return ((unsigned int)base & TBASE_DEFERRABLE_FLAG);
>
> This will warn on 64bit for cast ptr -> int

OK. Will change this to ptr->long->int in the update patch.

Thanks,
Venki
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