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Re: [PATCH] Use __glibc_(un)likely instead __builtin_expect.
- From: Namhyung Kim <namhyung at gmail dot com>
- To: Siddhesh Poyarekar <siddhesh at redhat dot com>
- Cc: OndÅej BÃlka <neleai at seznam dot cz>, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:01:38 +0900
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Use __glibc_(un)likely instead __builtin_expect.
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- References: <20131022220131 dot GA30971 at domone dot podge> <20131028071843 dot GH1633 at spoyarek dot pnq dot redhat dot com>
On Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:48:43 +0530, Siddhesh Poyarekar wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 12:01:31AM +0200, OndÅej BÃlka wrote:
>> Now I return to one of todo-list issues which is using glibc-likely/unlikely.
>> First comes a easy case which can be expressed as following script.
>> cat $1 | sed -e "s/if (__builtin_expect (\(.*\), 0))/if (__glibc_unlikely (\1))/" | sed -e "s/if (__builtin_expect (\(.*\), 1))/if (__glibc_likely (\1))/"
> Based on Roland's comment, I did some automated verification of the
> patch. I found the following problems:
> 1. Changes in whitespace in macro definitions
> 2. Changes in whitespace in malloc routines
> Could you fix these and repost?
I can see following cases also:
1. if (__builtin_expect (XXX, 0) == 0)
Shouldn't it look like below?
if (__glibc_likely (XXX == 0))
2. if (__builtin_expect (YYY, 1) == 0)
if (__glibc_unlikely (YYY == 0))