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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: cpuidle: declare cpuidle_ops __read_mostly

On Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:49:57 +0800 Jisheng Zhang wrote:

> cpuidle_ops is initialized once by arm_cpuidle_read_ops() during
> initialization, and thereafter is mostly read in arm_cpuidle_suspend()
>
> The fact that it is mostly read and not written to makes it candidates
> for __read_mostly declarations.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jisheng Zhang <jszhang@marvell.com>
> ---
> arch/arm/kernel/cpuidle.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/cpuidle.c b/arch/arm/kernel/cpuidle.c
> index 7dccc96..762e0929 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/kernel/cpuidle.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/cpuidle.c
> @@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ extern struct of_cpuidle_method __cpuidle_method_of_table[];
> static const struct of_cpuidle_method __cpuidle_method_of_table_sentinel
> __used __section(__cpuidle_method_of_table_end);
>
> -static struct cpuidle_ops cpuidle_ops[NR_CPUS];
> +static struct cpuidle_ops cpuidle_ops[NR_CPUS] __read_mostly;


oops, I just found that "arm: apply more __ro_after_init" from Kees
marked cpuidle_ops as __ro_after_init, that also meet my need, so
let's drop my patch.

Thanks,
Jisheng

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