Re: [PATCH] x86: Make variable_test_bit reference all of *addr

From: Masami Hiramatsu
Date: Fri Oct 07 2011 - 00:55:17 EST

Hi Josh,

Thank you for reporting details :)

(2011/10/07 11:50), Josh Stone wrote:
> We can make twobyte_is_boostable[] volatile instead, which does the
> trick, but that seems a kludge to me.

I think this time we'd better to do this (with comments),
since this may not affect most of bitmap users using it for
checking dynamically allocated bit-flags. kprobe's bitmap
usage seems a special case.

Thank you,

Software Platform Research Dept. Linux Technology Center
Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory
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