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[Xen-devel] Re: My turn to rant about types... bitops

On Oct 6, 2005, at 9:39 AM, Andi Kleen wrote:

Jimi Xenidis <jimix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

adding 32bit bitops but I doubt I'd be able to do that in
Linux which does not provide "u32" bitops.

Actually it does - when the arch has ARCH_HAS_ATOMIC_UNSIGNED set
it's allowed with the normal bitops.
Its not set for linuxppc64, bitops use longs so the code is optimized for them.

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