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Subject[patch 6/9] Conditional Calls - PowerPC Optimization
PowerPC optimization of the cond_calls which uses a li instruction, patched with
an immediate value 0 or 1 to enable/disable the cond_call.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
---
include/asm-powerpc/condcall.h | 68 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
1 file changed, 67 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
Index: linux-2.6-lttng/include/asm-powerpc/condcall.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6-lttng.orig/include/asm-powerpc/condcall.h 2007-05-29 11:55:58.000000000 -0400
+++ linux-2.6-lttng/include/asm-powerpc/condcall.h 2007-05-29 11:56:43.000000000 -0400
@@ -1 +1,67 @@
-#include <asm-generic/condcall.h>
+#ifndef _ASM_POWERPC_CONDCALL_H
+#define _ASM_POWERPC_CONDCALL_H
+
+/*
+ * Conditional function calls. PowerPC architecture optimizations.
+ *
+ * (C) Copyright 2006 Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
+ *
+ * This file is released under the GPLv2.
+ * See the file COPYING for more details.
+ */
+
+#include <asm/asm-compat.h>
+
+#ifdef CONFIG_COND_CALL
+
+#define CF_DEFAULT (CF_OPTIMIZED | CF_LOCKDEP | CF_PRINTK)
+
+/* Optimized version of the cond_call */
+#define cond_call_optimized(flags, name, func) \
+ ({ \
+ static const char __cstrtab_name_##name[] \
+ __attribute__((section("__cond_call_strings"))) = #name; \
+ char condition; \
+ asm ( ".section __cond_call, \"a\", @progbits;\n\t" \
+ PPC_LONG "%1, 0f, %2;\n\t" \
+ ".previous;\n\t" \
+ ".align 4\n\t" \
+ "0:\n\t" \
+ "li %0,%3;\n\t" \
+ : "=r" (condition) \
+ : "i" (__cstrtab_name_##name), \
+ "i" (flags), \
+ "i" ((flags) & CF_STATIC_ENABLE)); \
+ (unlikely(condition)) ? \
+ (func) : \
+ (__typeof__(func))0; \
+ })
+
+/* cond_call macro selecting the generic or optimized version of cond_call,
+ * depending on the flags specified. */
+#define _cond_call(flags, name, func) \
+({ \
+ ((flags) & CF_OPTIMIZED) ? \
+ cond_call_optimized(flags, name, func) : \
+ cond_call_generic(flags, name, func); \
+})
+
+/* cond_call with default behavior */
+#define cond_call(name, func) _cond_call(CF_DEFAULT, name, func)
+
+/* Architecture dependant cond_call information, used internally for cond_call
+ * activation. */
+
+/* Offset of the immediate value from the start of the addi instruction (result
+ * of the li mnemonic), in bytes. */
+#define COND_CALL_OPTIMIZED_ENABLE_IMMEDIATE_OFFSET 2
+#define COND_CALL_OPTIMIZED_ENABLE_TYPE unsigned short
+/* Dereference enable as lvalue from a pointer to its instruction */
+#define COND_CALL_OPTIMIZED_ENABLE(a) \
+ *(COND_CALL_OPTIMIZED_ENABLE_TYPE*) \
+ ((char*)a+COND_CALL_OPTIMIZED_ENABLE_IMMEDIATE_OFFSET)
+
+extern int cond_call_optimized_set_enable(void *address, char enable);
+
+#endif
+#endif //_ASM_POWERPC_CONDCALL_H
--
Mathieu Desnoyers
Computer Engineering Ph.D. Student, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
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