Re: [PATCH] clocksource: Store reg field within struct clocksource

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Thu Nov 19 2015 - 05:43:36 EST

On Thu, 19 Nov 2015, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> The basic cause of this problem is the ____cacheline_aligned annotation
> which effectively prevents wrapping struct clocksource to provide
> implementation specific data.
> Maybe your idea is that struct clocksource should be bloated with all
> implementation specific data in the long term?

Certainly not. That mmio use case is sane enough, but you are right,
that we should try to lift that ____cacheline_aligned restriction.

We have 77 instances of static struct clocksource declaration...


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