[PATCH 4/4] Use generic ARM instruction set condition code checks for kprobes.

Leif Lindholm leif.lindholm at arm.com
Fri Dec 9 12:48:42 EST 2011

On 12/09/11 16:40, Will Deacon wrote:
 > Hmm, I still don't see why you should change the linkage. Make it
 > static inline if you really want the inline, but that seems weird
 > outside of a header file stub.


>>> Maybe it's best just to change all of the callers to call
>>> arm_check_condition directly, like you have done below for the ARM case. For
>>> the Thumb cases will it work if you make sure that you put the condition
>>> code in the top bits?
>> Yes, that is functionally equivalent, and what I did in the RFC version,
>> but it ended up looking messy at the calling point.
> Ok, then could you route the ARM variant through the wrapper too?

I would have preferred the opposite, but that would seem to require more
invasive changes to the Thumb handling code (at least for the
'kprobe_test_flags & TEST_FLAG_NO_ITBLOCK' case). Will do.


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