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Date:	Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:55:53 +0200
From:	Sam Ravnborg <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: unaligned accesses in SLAB etc.

On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 01:27:37PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: Sam Ravnborg <>
> Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:32:20 +0200
> > This part:
> > 
> >> +		__attribute__ ((aligned(64)));
> > 
> > Could be written as __aligned(64)
> I'll try to remember to sweep this up in sparc-next, thanks Sam.
> We probably use this long-hand form in a lot of other places in
> the sparc code too, so I'll try to do a full sweep.

Another related one would be a full sweep of "__asm__ __volatile__"
to the shorter version "asm volatile".

The latter is used in a few places in sparc already - so toolchain supports it.

I got hits in:
include/asm/irqflags_32.h:      asm volatile("rd        %%psr, %0" : "=r" (flags));
include/asm/processor_64.h:#define cpu_relax()  asm volatile("\n99:\n\t"                        \
kernel/kprobes.c:       asm volatile(".global kretprobe_trampoline\n"

But this would touch 93 files. Thats too much crunch :-(

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