Re: [PATCH 5/6] fix warning on test_ti_thread_flag()

From: Paul Mackerras <paulus_at_samba.org>
Date: 2006-01-26 15:12:37
Akinobu Mita writes:

> I can fix this without changing the flags size for those architectures.
> 
> 1. Introduce *_le_bit() bit operations which takes void *addr
>    (already I have these functions in the scope of
>     HAVE_ARCH_EXT2_NON_ATOMIC_BITOPS in my patch)
> 
> 2. Change flags to __u8 flags[4] or __u8 flags[8] for each architectures.
> 
> 3. Use *_le_bit() in include/linux/thread_info.h

Please don't do this, you'll break the powerpc assembly code that
tests bits in thread_info()->flags.

Paul.
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