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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
To: George Spelvin <linux@sciencehorizons.net>
Cc: alistair.francis@xilinx.com, Bruce Fields <bfields@fieldses.org>,
	Greg Ungerer <gerg@linux-m68k.org>,
	Jeff Layton <jlayton@poochiereds.net>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-m68k <linux-m68k@vger.kernel.org>,
	"open list:NFS, SUNRPC, AND..." <linux-nfs@vger.kernel.org>,
	Michal Simek <michal.simek@xilinx.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	uclinux-h8-devel@lists.sourceforge.jp,
	Yoshinori Sato <ysato@users.sourceforge.jp>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/10] String hash improvements
Date: Wed, 25 May 2016 10:50:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMuHMdUuAi_EdWPJmYNgNpUv_Zh34Oc3G7TgqcsChwzuyz0c-Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160525081128.6920.qmail@ns.sciencehorizons.net>

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 10:11 AM, George Spelvin
<linux@sciencehorizons.net> wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> Usually this is handled through include/asm-generic/.
>> Put the generic default implementation in include/asm-generic/hash.h.
>>
>> Architectures that need to override provide their own version, e.g.
>> arch/m68k/include/asm/hash.h. They may #include <asm-generic/hash.h>
>> if they still want to reuse parts of the generic implementation.
>>
>> Other architectures add "generic-y += hash.h" to their
>> arch/<ARCH>/include/asm/Kbuild.
>
> I thought about that, but then I'd have to edit *every* architecture,
> and might need acks from all the maintainers.
>
> I was looking for something that was a total no-op on most architectures.
>
> But if this is preferred, it's not technically difficult at all.

As you only include <asm/archhash.h> if CONFIG_HAVE_ARCH_HASH
is defined, you can also just call the arch-specific one <asm/hash.h>.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

  reply	other threads:[~2016-05-25  8:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 55+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2016-05-25  7:20 ` [PATCH 00/10] String hash improvements George Spelvin
2016-05-25  8:00   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2016-05-25  8:11     ` George Spelvin
2016-05-25  8:50       ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2016-05-25  9:07         ` George Spelvin
2016-05-25 16:08   ` Linus Torvalds
2016-05-28 19:57     ` [PATCH v3 " George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 01/10] Pull out string hash to <linux/stringhash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 02/10] fs/namei.c: Add hashlen_string() function George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 03/10] <linux/sunrpc/svcauth.h>: Define hash_str() in terms of hashlen_string() George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 04/10] Change hash_64() return value to 32 bits George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 05/10] Eliminate bad hash multipliers from hash_32() and hash_64() George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 06/10] fs/namei.c: Improve dcache hash function George Spelvin
2016-05-30 15:11         ` Peter Zijlstra
2016-05-30 16:06           ` George Spelvin
2016-05-30 16:27             ` Peter Zijlstra
2016-05-30 18:10               ` George Spelvin
2016-06-02  1:18                 ` Linus Torvalds
2016-06-02  2:31                   ` George Spelvin
2016-06-02 16:35                     ` Linus Torvalds
2016-06-02 18:23                       ` George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 07/10] <linux/hash.h>: Add support for architecture-specific functions George Spelvin
2016-05-29  7:57         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 08/10] m68k: Add <asm/hash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 09/10] microblaze: " George Spelvin
2016-05-28 19:57       ` [PATCH v3 10/10] h8300: " George Spelvin
2016-05-28 20:47       ` [PATCH v3 00/10] String hash improvements Linus Torvalds
2016-05-28 20:54         ` George Spelvin
2016-06-02 22:59     ` [PATCH " Fubo Chen
2016-05-26 17:09   ` [PATCH v2 " George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:21 ` [PATCH 01/10] Pull out string hash to <linux/stringhash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:22 ` [PATCH 02/10] fs/namei.c: Add hash_string() function George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:26 ` [PATCH 03/10] <linux/sunrpc/svcauth.h>: Define hash_str() in terms of hash_string() George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:28 ` [PATCH 04/10] Change hash_64() return value to 32 bits George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:29 ` [PATCH 05/10] Eliminate bad hash multipliers from hash_32() and hash_64() George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:31 ` [PATCH 06/10] fs/namei.c: Improve dcache hash function George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:33 ` [PATCH 07/10] <linux/hash.h>: Add support for architecture-specific functions George Spelvin
2016-05-26 17:16   ` [PATCH v2 " George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:34 ` [PATCH 08/10] m68k: Add <asm/archhash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:34 ` George Spelvin
2016-05-25  8:07   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2016-05-25  8:19     ` George Spelvin
2016-05-25  8:24     ` [PATCH 08v2/10] " George Spelvin
2016-05-25  8:48       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2016-05-25  8:56   ` [PATCH 08/10] " Philippe De Muyter
2016-05-25  9:14     ` George Spelvin
2016-05-25  9:31       ` Andreas Schwab
2016-05-25  9:51       ` Philippe De Muyter
2016-05-25 13:24   ` Philippe De Muyter
2016-05-25 13:42     ` George Spelvin
2016-05-26 17:19   ` [PATCH v2 08/10] m68k: Add <asm/hash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:37 ` [PATCH 09/10] microblaze: Add <asm/archhash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-26 17:21   ` [PATCH v2 09/10] microblaze: Add <asm/hash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-25  7:38 ` [PATCH 10/10] h8300: Add <asm/archhash.h> George Spelvin
2016-05-26 17:23   ` [PATCH v2 10/10] h8300: Add <asm/hash.h> George Spelvin

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