[PATCH] PPC: use CURRENT_THREAD_INFO instead of open coded assembly

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Tue Jul 3 07:31:47 EST 2012

On 07/02/2012 04:27 PM, Alexander Graf wrote:
> On 02.07.2012, at 23:26, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>> On Mon, 2012-07-02 at 22:59 +0200, Alexander Graf wrote:
>>> This should go into an #ifdef __ASSEMBLY__ block, right? :)
>> We almost never use #ifdef __ASSEMBLY__, we use it the other way
>> around, to prevent C stuff from being included in assembly. The
>> other way around is legit since things might be used in inline asm
>> for example.
> I'm not sure I want to see this bit of code used as is in inline asm
> :). I don't even think it's possible, since it's a full statement.
> Either way, it's safer with the guard.

Safer from what?  It won't be expanded unless referenced.  How is this
better than putting ifdefs on #includes, prototypes, struct definitions,
etc.?  The ifdef is just clutter.


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