[PATCH] powerpc: Merge vdso's and add vdso support to 32 bits kernel

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 11 21:15:21 EST 2005

This patch moves the vdso's to arch/powerpc, adds support for the 32
bits vdso to the 32 bits kernel, rename systemcfg (finally !), and adds
some new (still untested) routines to both vdso's: clock_gettime() with
support for CLOCK_REALTIME and CLOCK_MONOTONIC, clock_getres() (same
clocks) and get_tbfreq() for glibc to retreive the timebase frequency.

Tom,Steve: The implementation of get_tbfreq() I've done for 32 bits
returns a long long (r3, r4) not a long. This is such that if we ever
add support for >4Ghz timebases on ppc32, the userland interface won't
have to change.

I have tested gettimeofday() using some glibc patches in both ppc32 and
ppc64 kernels using 32 bits userland (I haven't had a chance to test a
64 bits userland yet, but the implementation didn't change and was
tested earlier). I haven't tested yet the new functions.

Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>

Due to the size of the patch, I haven't posted it to the lists, it's
available at http://gate.crashing.org/~benh/ppc64-vdso-update.diff


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