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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 00/10] x86: Clean up percpu operations
On Wed, Jul 8, 2020 at 12:36 PM Nick Desaulniers
<ndesaulniers@google.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Sat, May 30, 2020 at 3:11 PM Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > The core percpu operations already have a switch on the width of the
> > > data type, which resulted in an extra amount of dead code being
> > > generated with the x86 operations having another switch. This patch set
> > > rewrites the x86 ops to remove the switch. Additional cleanups are to
> > > use named assembly operands, and to cast variables to the width used in
> > > the assembly to make Clang happy.
> >
> > Thanks for all of the work that went into this series. I think I've
> > reviewed all of them.
> > With this series plus this hunk:
> > https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/continuous-integration/blob/master/patches/llvm-all/linux-next/x86/x86-support-i386-with-Clang.patch#L219-L237
> > I can build and boot i386_defconfig with Clang! So for the series:
> >
> > Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
> > Tested-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
>
> tglx, Ingo, Boris, Linus,
> Do you all have thoughts on this series? I can understand "let
> sleeping dogs lie" but some Android folks are really interested in
> i386 testing, and randconfigs/allnoconfigs are doing i386 builds which
> are currently broken w/ Clang. This series gets us closer to having
> test coverage of this ISA with another toolchain, FWIW.

Oh, was https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6ec4476ac825
alluding to this, perchance?

--
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

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