Re: [this_cpu_xx 01/11] Introduce this_cpu_ptr() and generic this_cpu_*operations

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Thu Jun 11 2009 - 11:11:10 EST

On Wed, 10 Jun 2009, Tejun Heo wrote:

> Looks good to me. The only qualm I have is that I wish these macros
> take pointer instead of the symbol name directly. Currently it's not

They take the adress of the scalar. No symbol name is involved.

> possible due to the per_cpu__ appending thing but those should go with
> Rusty's patches and the same ops should be useable for both static and
> dynamic ones. One problem which may occur with such scheme is when

They are usable for both as the following patches show.
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