Re: percpu: Define this_cpu_cpumask_var_t_ptr

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Tue Aug 26 2014 - 17:33:36 EST

On Sat, 23 Aug 2014, Christoph Lameter wrote:

> On Sat, 23 Aug 2014, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > Hello, Christoph.
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 12:43:25PM -0500, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > > It wont accept the wrong type since the this_cpu_* functions will do type
> > > checking.
> >
> > It should only accept cpumask_var_t but the macro version accepts
> > anything that this_cpu_*() can handle.
> Ah, Ok.

Ok I tried to change it to an inline function. The problem is the
cpumask.h is included very early. this_cpu ops require functionality
that is not available at that point. I think it cannot be more than a
macro unless we define it elsewhere.

Regarding naming:


is ok?

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