Re: [PATCH 2/2] kvm: use cpumask_var_t for cpus_hardware_enabled

From: Avi Kivity
Date: Sun Dec 07 2008 - 10:56:19 EST

Rusty Russell wrote:
This changes cpus_hardware_enabled from a cpumask_t to a cpumask_var_t:
equivalent for CONFIG_CPUMASKS_OFFSTACK=n, otherwise dynamically allocated.

-static cpumask_t cpus_hardware_enabled;
+static cpumask_var_t cpus_hardware_enabled

This isn't on stack, so it isn't buying us anything.

Is the plan to drop cpumask_t? If so, we're penalizing non-stack users by forcing them to go through another pointer (and cacheline).

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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