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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86: merge the simple bitops and move them to bitops.h
On Fri, 14 Mar 2008 21:35:26 +0100 Alexander van Heukelum wrote:

> x86: merge the simple bitops and move them to bitops.h.
>
>
> Improved comments for ffs and fls.

There is still room for some comment improvements IMO. See below.


> Signed-off-by: Alexander van Heukelum <heukelum@fastmail.fm>
>
> ---
>
> diff --git a/include/asm-x86/bitops.h b/include/asm-x86/bitops.h
> index 1a23ce1..363a4ff 100644
> --- a/include/asm-x86/bitops.h
> +++ b/include/asm-x86/bitops.h
> @@ -310,6 +309,104 @@ static int test_bit(int nr, const volatile unsigned long *addr);
> constant_test_bit((nr),(addr)) : \
> variable_test_bit((nr),(addr)))
>
> +/**
> + * __ffs - find first bit in word.

find first bit set in word

[The "first bit in word" could have any value in {0, 1}, so the
return value would depend on which end you considered "first". ;]

> + * @word: The word to search
> + *
> + * Undefined if no bit exists, so code should check against 0 first.
> + */
> +static inline unsigned long __ffs(unsigned long word)
> +{
> + __asm__("bsf %1,%0"
> + :"=r" (word)
> + :"rm" (word));
> + return word;
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * ffz - find first zero in word.

find first zero bit in word

> + * @word: The word to search
> + *
> + * Undefined if no zero exists, so code should check against ~0UL first.
> + */
> +static inline unsigned long ffz(unsigned long word)
> +{
> + __asm__("bsf %1,%0"
> + :"=r" (word)
> + :"r" (~word));
> + return word;
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * __fls: find last bit set.

__fls - find last bit set in word

> + * @word: The word to search
> + *
> + * Undefined if no zero exists, so code should check against ~0UL first.
> + */
> +static inline unsigned long __fls(unsigned long word)
> +{
> + __asm__("bsr %1,%0"
> + :"=r" (word)
> + :"rm" (word));
> + return word;
> +}
> +
> +#ifdef __KERNEL__
> +/**
> + * ffs - find first bit set

in word

> + * @x: the word to search
> + *
> + * This is defined the same way as the libc and compiler builtin ffs
> + * routines, therefore differs in spirit from the other bitops.
> + *
> + * ffs(value) returns 0 if value is 0 or the position of the first
> + * set bit if value is nonzero. The first (least significant) bit
> + * is at position 1.
> + */
> +static inline int ffs(int x)
> +{
> + int r;
> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_CMOV
> + __asm__("bsfl %1,%0\n\t"
> + "cmovzl %2,%0"
> + : "=r" (r) : "rm" (x), "r" (-1));
> +#else
> + __asm__("bsfl %1,%0\n\t"
> + "jnz 1f\n\t"
> + "movl $-1,%0\n"
> + "1:" : "=r" (r) : "rm" (x));
> +#endif
> + return r + 1;
> +}
> +
> +/**
> + * fls - find last bit set

in word

> + * @x: the word to search
> + *
> + * This is defined in a similar way as the libc and compiler builtin
> + * ffs, but returns the position of the most significant set bit.
> + *
> + * fls(value) returns 0 if value is 0 or the position of the last
> + * set bit if value is nonzero. The last (most significant) bit is
> + * at position 32.
> + */
> +static inline int fls(int x)
> +{
> + int r;
> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_CMOV
> + __asm__("bsrl %1,%0\n\t"
> + "cmovzl %2,%0"
> + : "=&r" (r) : "rm" (x), "rm" (-1));
> +#else
> + __asm__("bsrl %1,%0\n\t"
> + "jnz 1f\n\t"
> + "movl $-1,%0\n"
> + "1:" : "=r" (r) : "rm" (x));
> +#endif
> + return r + 1;
> +}
> +#endif /* __KERNEL__ */


---
~Randy


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