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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10] jump label: introduce very_[un]likely + cleanups + docs
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    On Tue, 2012-02-21 at 12:09 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > On 02/21/2012 12:02 PM, Jason Baron wrote:
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > Renames 'static_branch()' -> very_unlikely(), hopefully, to be more intuitive
    > > as to what jump labels is about. I'm also introducing 'very_likely()', as
    > > the analogue to very_unlikely(). Patch is against the -tip perf branch.
    > >
    >
    > Erk... I'm not happy about this. very_unlikely() makes it sound like it
    > operates like unlikely(), which really is not the case. There is a huge
    > difference in mechanism here as well as usage.

    I agree with Peter.

    What about static_branch_true() and static_branch_false().

    Or remove the "_branch" part and have static_true() and static_false()?

    -- Steve




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