[PATCH 4/5] arm: enable support for software perf events
Russell King - ARM Linux
linux at arm.linux.org.uk
Mon Jan 4 07:32:54 EST 2010
On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 12:26:24PM +0000, Jamie Iles wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 11:11:37AM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 04, 2010 at 10:48:41AM +0000, Jamie Iles wrote:
> > > +/* Get the PC. Make sure that we have a 64bit value with the upper 32 cleared.
> > > + */
> > > +#define perf_instruction_pointer(_regs) \
> > > + ((u64)instruction_pointer(regs) & 0xFFFFFFFFLU)
> > Maybe we should make pt_regs entries be unsigned instead of having this?
> > Nothing should be affected by that change - and it looks like x86 went
> > through this change, making two pt_regs structures, one for userspace
> > with signed ints/longs, and one for kernel space with unsigned ints/longs.
> > I think it would make more sense to do that rather than litter the kernel
> > with casts like the above.
> Ok, how about this?
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