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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] x86: Introduce 'struct fpu' and related API
On Sun, 2010-05-02 at 07:53 -0700, Avi Kivity wrote:
> Currently all fpu state access is through tsk->thread.xstate. Since we wish
> to generalize fpu access to non-task contexts, wrap the state in a new
> 'struct fpu' and convert existing access to use an fpu API.
> Signal frame handlers are not converted to the API since they will remain
> task context only things.
> Signed-off-by: Avi Kivity <>

One comment I have is the name 'fpu'. In future we can use this for non
fpu state aswell. For now, I can't think of a simple and better name. We
can perhaps change it in the future.

Acked-by: Suresh Siddha <>

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