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From: Bernardo Innocenti <bernie@develer.com>
To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com>,
	uclinux-dev@uclinux.org,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Greg Ungerer <gerg@snapgear.com>,
	David McCullough <davidm@snapgear.com>
Subject: Re: [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase - get_current()?
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 01:00:00 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200307240100.00632.bernie@develer.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1058999786.6890.21.camel@dhcp22.swansea.linux.org.uk>

On Thursday 24 July 2003 00:37, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Mer, 2003-07-23 at 23:35, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> > It's a sequence of 6 instructions, 18 bytes long, clobbering 4 registers.
> > The compiler cannot see around it.
> > This takes 18*11 = 198 bytes just for invoking the 'current'
> > macro so many times.
>
> Unless you support SMP I'm not sure I understand why m68k nommu changed
> from using a global for current_task ?

The people who might know best are Greg and David from SnapGear.
I'm appending them to the Cc list.

But I noticed that most archs in 2.6 do like this. Is it some kind
of flock-effect? Things get changed in i386 and all other archs
just follow... :-)

-- 
  // Bernardo Innocenti - Develer S.r.l., R&D dept.
\X/  http://www.develer.com/

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  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-23 22:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 64+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-23 18:46 Kernel 2.6 size increase Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 19:14 ` Richard B. Johnson
2003-07-23 20:07   ` David S. Miller
2003-07-23 21:47     ` Randy.Dunlap
2003-07-23 19:32 ` [uClinux-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 20:11   ` David S. Miller
2003-07-23 20:15     ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 20:22       ` David S. Miller
2003-07-23 20:27         ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 22:35           ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase - get_current()? Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 22:37             ` Alan Cox
2003-07-23 23:00               ` Bernardo Innocenti [this message]
2003-07-24  5:06                 ` David McCullough
2003-07-24 11:28                   ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 12:04                     ` David McCullough
2003-07-24 14:48                       ` Alan Cox
2003-07-25 18:25                       ` bill davidsen
2003-07-24 15:30                     ` Hollis Blanchard
2003-07-24 19:37                       ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 19:51                         ` Hollis Blanchard
2003-07-24 21:20                           ` J.A. Magallon
2003-07-25  4:22                             ` Otto Solares
2003-07-25 14:38                               ` Hollis Blanchard
2003-07-28  3:19                                 ` Miles Bader
2003-07-28  8:14                                   ` Ihar "Philips" Filipau
2003-07-28  8:58                                     ` Miles Bader
2003-07-28  9:03                                       ` Ihar "Philips" Filipau
2003-07-23 21:57   ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 22:07     ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 22:27       ` Willy Tarreau
2003-07-23 22:34         ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 20:27         ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-25 15:46           ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-25 23:55             ` [PATCH] Make I/O schedulers optional (Was: Re: Kernel 2.6 size increase) Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-26  8:17               ` Andrew Morton
2003-07-26 12:40                 ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-26 14:07                   ` Jens Axboe
2003-07-26 23:42                     ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-26 23:41                       ` Jens Axboe
2003-07-28 17:13             ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase Nicolas Pitre
2003-07-28 23:02               ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-29  2:36                 ` Miles Bader
2003-08-08 13:25                 ` [uClinux-dev] " David Woodhouse
2003-08-08 14:37                   ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-08-08 14:43                     ` David Woodhouse
2003-07-25 18:16           ` bill davidsen
2003-07-29 22:29           ` Tom Rini
2003-07-29 22:48             ` Alan Cox
2003-07-29 23:06               ` Tom Rini
2003-07-30  2:07                 ` Miles Bader
2003-07-30 15:33                   ` Tom Rini
2003-07-31  1:49                     ` Miles Bader
2003-07-31  4:17                       ` Tom Rini
2003-07-31  5:03                         ` Miles Bader
2003-07-31 15:24                           ` Tom Rini
2003-07-30  2:49             ` [uClinux-dev] " Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-30 15:35               ` Tom Rini
2003-07-30 16:45                 ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase (PATCH) Bernardo Innocenti
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     [not found]   ` <cyza.5lN.13@gated-at.bofh.it>
     [not found]     ` <cArg.74D.11@gated-at.bofh.it>
2003-07-24  8:13       ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase - get_current()? Ihar "Philips" Filipau
2003-07-25  7:25         ` Denis Vlasenko
2003-07-25 18:36         ` bill davidsen
2003-07-24  8:27 Ihar "Philips" Filipau
2003-07-24 11:50 ` David McCullough
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     [not found] ` <dbTZ.5Z5.19@gated-at.bofh.it>
2003-07-25 15:37   ` Ihar "Philips" Filipau

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