Re: perfmon2 context: thread_struct vs. task_struct?

From: Stephane Eranian <eranian_at_hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2006-03-23 16:41:50
Andrew,

On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 06:37:36PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Would it make sense  to move the pointer to the perfmon2
> > context into the task_struct?
> 
> I'd say so, yes.  Especialy if the struct is the same on all architectures,
> is referred to from non-arch-specific code and is absent if
> CONFIG_PERFMON=n.
> 
Yes the structure is the same for all architectures. It looks like
task_struct already has #ifdefs in it. So I could do:

struct task_struct {
	....
#ifdef CONFIG_PERFMON
	struct pfm_context *pfm_context;
#endif
	...
};

-- 
-Stephane
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