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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v5 4/6] xen/arm: vgic: Optimize the way to store the target vCPU in the rank

On 13/11/15 15:44, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2015, Julien Grall wrote:
 >> -static struct vcpu *vgic_v3_get_target_vcpu(struct vcpu *v,
unsigned int irq)
>> -{
>> -    struct vcpu *v_target;
>> -    struct vgic_irq_rank *rank = vgic_rank_irq(v, irq);
> Given the way this constant is used, it might be better to define it as
> a bit shift of 3, removing the two division operations below.

It makes more sense to define the constant with 8 rather than 3.

As the compiler will replace the division by 8 with a shift of 3, I
choose the readability and let the compiler do it's job.


Julien Grall

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