Re: [PATCH 24/38] move round_up/down to kernel.h

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Fri Jan 22 2010 - 15:09:52 EST

On 01/22/2010 11:28 AM, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 08:52 -0600, Christoph Lameter wrote:
>> On Fri, 22 Jan 2010, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>>> +#define __round_mask(x,y) ((__typeof__(x))((y)-1))
>>> +#define round_up(x,y) ((((x)-1) | __round_mask(x,y))+1)
>>> +#define round_down(x,y) ((x) & ~__round_mask(x,y))
>> s/round/round_power2/
> s/round/round_power_of_2/

Uh... the whole reason why the classical rounding functions don't work
is that we're using it with non-constants, and therefore the compiler
doesn't know that we're restricted to powers of two (and therefore it
will generate divides.)

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