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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC 0/2] x86, vdso, pvclock: Cleanups and speedups

On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 11:21 PM, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 23/12/2014 01:39, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
>> This is a dramatic simplification and speedup of the vdso pvclock read
>> code.  Is it correct?
>> Andy Lutomirski (2):
>>   x86, vdso: Use asm volatile in __getcpu
>>   x86, vdso, pvclock: Simplify and speed up the vdso pvclock reader
> Patch 1 is ok,
> Acked-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx>

Any thoughts as to whether it should be tagged for stable?  I haven't
looked closely enough at the old pvclock code or the generated code to
have much of an opinion there.  It'll be a big speedup for non-pvclock
users at least.


> For patch 2 I will defer to Marcelo and Glauber (and the Xen folks).
> Paolo

Andy Lutomirski
AMA Capital Management, LLC

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