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Re: [PATCH 3/4] x86: add kprobe-booster to X86_64
- From: Ingo Molnar <mingo at elte dot hu>
- To: Harvey Harrison <harvey dot harrison at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth at in dot ibm dot com>, Jim Keniston <jkenisto at us dot ibm dot com>, Roland McGrath <roland at redhat dot com>, Arjan van de Ven <arjan at infradead dot org>, prasanna at in dot ibm dot com, anil dot s dot keshavamurthy at intel dot com, davem at davemloft dot net, systemtap-ml <systemtap at sources dot redhat dot com>, LKML <linux-kernel at vger dot kernel dot org>, Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation dot org>, Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat at redhat dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 14:58:56 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/4] x86: add kprobe-booster to X86_64
- References: <1197930464.23402.112.camel@brick> <20071218112936.GE9002@elte.hu> <1197978160.7734.31.camel@brick>
* Harvey Harrison <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 12:29 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > * Harvey Harrison <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Sorry I missed an ifdef in this patch in the following hunk:
> > could you resend your kprobes cleanups against current x86.git? They
> > have been conceptually acked by Masami. This cuts out the unification
> > part of your queue which is bad luck but the effort has been duplicated
> > already so there's not much we can do about it i guess.
> > Your other 17 cleanup and unification patches are still queued up in
> > x86.git and passed a lot of testing, so they will likely go into
> > v2.6.25. Nice work!
> > Ingo
> I'd suggest just tossing my kprobes cleanups. I just sent you a rollup
> of anything I saw that was left in mine that was still worthwhile
> after Masami's, included below for reference. It didn't amount to much
> left so I rolled it all together:
> Subject: [PATCH] x86: kprobes leftover cleanups
> Eliminate __always_inline, all of these static functions are
> only called once. Minor whitespace cleanup. Eliminate one
> supefluous return at end of void function. Reverse sense of
> #ifndef to be #ifdef to show the case only affects X86_32.
thanks, i've applied them.