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Date:   Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:38:26 -0700
From:   Dmitriy Cherkasov <dmitriy@...-tech.org>
To:     Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@...aro.org>,
        Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@...belt.com>, peterz@...radead.org,
        tglx@...utronix.de, jason@...edaemon.net, marc.zyngier@....com,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 10/18] RISC-V: Init and Halt Code

On 09/16/2017 06:28 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> On 16/09/2017 08:23, Dmitriy Cherkasov wrote:
>> On 09/13/2017 11:15 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote:

>>>
>>> Where is get_cycles64() ?
>>
>> This is in asm/timex.h. Should this be split into a separate asm header
>> ala arm64?
> 
> No, it is fine but may be it is get_cycles(), no get_cycles64(), right?
> 

get_cycles() returns a 32 or 64-bit value depending on machine register width, 
using one assembly instruction to retrieve it.

get_cycles64() always returns a 64-bit value at the expense of a few more 
instructions on 32-bit systems.

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