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Date:   Fri, 20 Nov 2020 13:01:54 +0100
From:   Peter Zijlstra <>
To:     Juergen Gross <>
Cc:,,,,,,, Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>, Borislav Petkov <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>,
        "K. Y. Srinivasan" <>,
        Haiyang Zhang <>,
        Stephen Hemminger <>,
        Wei Liu <>, Deep Shah <>,
        "VMware, Inc." <>,
        Paolo Bonzini <>,
        Sean Christopherson <>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <>,
        Wanpeng Li <>,
        Jim Mattson <>,
        Joerg Roedel <>,
        Boris Ostrovsky <>,
        Stefano Stabellini <>,
        Daniel Lezcano <>,
        Juri Lelli <>,
        Vincent Guittot <>,
        Dietmar Eggemann <>,
        Steven Rostedt <>,
        Ben Segall <>, Mel Gorman <>,
        Daniel Bristot de Oliveira <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 06/12] x86/paravirt: switch time pvops functions to
 use static_call()

On Fri, Nov 20, 2020 at 12:46:24PM +0100, Juergen Gross wrote:
> The time pvops functions are the only ones left which might be
> used in 32-bit mode and which return a 64-bit value.
> Switch them to use the static_call() mechanism instead of pvops, as
> this allows quite some simplification of the pvops implementation.
> Due to include hell this requires to split out the time interfaces
> into a new header file.

There's also this patch floating around; just in case that would come in

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