Re: [PATCH] Regparm for x86 machine check handlers
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 17:08:52 EST
Linus Torvalds wrote:
On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Brian Gerst wrote:
The patch to change traps and interrupts to the fastcall convention
missed the machine check handlers.
Thanks, that was silly.
Anybody want to write a script that verifies that the only remaining
"asmlinkage" entries are of the type "sys_xxxx()"?
Is part of the problem definition missing here?
or I missed it?
E.g., printk() and vprint() are asmlinkage but not sys_xyz()...
but I have a suspicion that they are OK.
"grep" shows that there's a number of incorrect ones left, but most of
them seem to take no arguments, so ir doesn't matter. And there's the FP
emulation stuff, which really -does- use the old interfaces.
so ignore the FP emulation, ignore functions with no arguments, right?
and omit "asmlinkage.*sys_xyz". that leaves a handful of functions
which are <asm>, like:
acpi_status asmlinkage acpi_enter_sleep_state(u8 sleep_state);
schedule_tail(), aes_enc_blk(), aes_dec_blk().
I don't see others than need to be fixed, but a script
would be a safer way to check, so I'm trying to nail down
the requirements ... and what tool to use, like is there
already a PERL [or python or xyz] script that parses C,
or would you *coff* recommend sparse?
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