Re: percpu: Define this_cpu_cpumask_var_t_ptr

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Tue Aug 26 2014 - 17:37:45 EST


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 04:33:28PM -0500, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> 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.

Ugh.... include hell. :( Does putting the accessors in percpu.h make
any difference? Given the tricky nature of cpumask_var_t, I think
type checking can be pretty useful.

> Regarding naming:
> this_cpu_ptr_cpumask_var()
> is ok?

Wouldn't this_cpu_cpumask_var_ptr() be a bit more natural?


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