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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] hrtimer: add hrtimer_init_cpu()
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On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 4:49 PM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 16:46 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
>
>> I am fine with dropping this patch. I just found it odd there was a per-cpu
>> data reference embedded deep into the call. I wanted things to be more
>> explicit. I know it works without the proposed change.
>
> Ah the reason its there is to make sure the base pointer is a valid base
> pointer, this avoids an extra conditional in a number of places. Note
> that it uses raw_get_cpu_var(), so it doesn't even actually know which
> specific pointer goes in.
>
>
Ok, fine. Then let's drop this patch then.
Thanks for the explanations.


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