On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 02:38:43PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> I don't understand why using a bigger type is not an option.
> Why not just use u64? That would work too.
The oprofile event buffer is unsigned long , and stores cookie values.
Surely that would require us to use u64 there too, doubling the buffer
sizes on 32-bit machines ?
I suppose we could do so magic to spread the cookie value across two
buffer entries if necessary, but that's ugly...
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