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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 1/7] timekeeping: introduce __current_kernel_time64

On Tue, 10 Nov 2015, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Nov 2015, John Stultz wrote:
> > I'm sort of objecting to a different issue, where the
> > __current_kernel_time() implementation probably shouldn't be grabbing
> > the tk_core.timekeeper directly, and instead should take a passed
> > pointer to a timekeeper. The vdso/pv_clock usage should have a
> > timekeeper passed to them that they could use.
> That usage of __current_kernel_time() in that xen notifier is silly to
> begin with. The notifier gets already called with a pointer to the
> time keeper. That xen implementation just does not use it.
> We extract exactly that information in the vdso updates without
> calling back into the core code. So for solving that xen thing we do
> not need a 64 bit variant of __current_kernel_time() at all. The
> notifier has the pointer to the timekeeper and can just grab data from
> there.

Many thanks for the suggestion, I'll do that.
Should I open code tk_xtime in the xen notifier, or should I export it
in timekeeper_internal.h?

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