[PATCH] clocksource: Add pointer to clocksource structure in read function
plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Mon Apr 22 09:59:08 EDT 2013
On 13:13 Mon 22 Apr , Alexander Shiyan wrote:
> > On 10:35 Sat 20 Apr , Alexander Shiyan wrote:
> > >
> > > This patch adds pointer to clocksource structure in read function.
> > > For avoid name collisions, clocksource names for all drivers was
> > > changed to be unique.
> > why?
> > no need the clocksource is hot path don't touch it
> > and we do not need the struct pointer as we can have only 1 cs in barebox
> This change allows to add an additional field in struct clocksource then
> we can remove static variables from clocksource drivers.
why we have only one clocksource at a time
what you propose will require to use container_of
so will slow down a lot barebox
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