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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] pvclock: Add a new wrapper function to only get variable flags
On 05/27/16 at 06:06P, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>
>
> On 27/05/2016 17:40, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> > On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 11:17 PM, Minfei Huang <mnghuan@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> There is a generic function __pvclock_read_cycles to be used to get both
> >> flags and cycles. For function pvclock_read_flags, it's useless to get
> >> cycles value. To make this function be more effective, add a new wrapper
> >> function to only get variable flags.
> >
> > Why not just get rid of this function entirely?
>
> I agree. If you want to abstract the retry logic, perhaps you can add

Hmm, I will get rid of pvclock_read_flags, and repost it.

Thanks
Minfei

> pvclock_read_{begin,retry} functions like seqlock_read_{begin,retry}?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Paolo

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