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SubjectRe: [PATCH] module: kzalloc mod->ref

* Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> wrote:

> @@ -344,8 +339,11 @@ struct module
> /* Destruction function. */
> void (*exit)(void);
>
> - /* Reference counts */
> - struct module_ref ref[NR_CPUS];
> +#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
> + char *refptr;
> +#else
> + local_t ref;
> +#endif

hm, that construct looks rather ugly. Is there no way to provide a clean
data type and APIs for this that just work symmetrically on both SMP and
UP?

Ingo


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