Re: broken local_t on i386

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On Monday 12 June 2006 19:11, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Also on non preemptive kernels - which are the majority - it's a single
> > instruction on x86. I guess preempt users can live with a bit more
> > overhead ...
> I hope you will be fixing the cpu_local_* macros for i386 and x86_64 

Yes I will disable preemption.

> and add some appropriate docs? 

What docs? I don't have plan to write any for this.

> Are there any existing uses in the kernel? 

There aren't.

Another way would be to just remove them for now and readd in a fixed
version if needed.


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