Re: [PATCH] Athlon-SMP compiles & runs. inline fns honored.

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 16:29:45 EST

Tom Leete wrote:
> Hi Alan
> I found one way to break the circularity. The association of type and struct
> definitions with interlocking inline functions caused the problem. This
> extracts task_struct from linux/sched.h to its own header,
> linux/task_struct.h. There are a few modifications elsewhere to support
> this. I'm not sure all the changes were necessary, but they are working as I
> write:
[long patch snipped]

Ouch. What about un-inlining in_interrupt() for all SMP cases? Reduces
code size just a bit, and function calls aren't very expensive on SMP
machines IMHO... (and as a side effect solves this problem...)


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