Re: [PATCH] - prof_cpu_mask problems

From: William Lee Irwin III <wli_at_holomorphy.com>
Date: 2003-11-20 09:54:14
Matthew wrote (on the linux-ia64 list):
>> Why u16 rather than u32?

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 01:45:30PM -0800, Paul Jackson wrote:
> You'd probably have to ask whomever wrote that part in the first place.
> I'd guess Jack was using u16 because it was already there.
> My take - we should:
>  1) change the loop to u32,
>  2) add a separator character, say comma ',', between u32 words, and
>  3) drop the zero %04x fill.

It was to silence a warning. You'll have write your own to replace
the fix now in -mm if this is what you really want.


-- wli
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