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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] x86/paravirt: Don't make vcpu_is_preempted() a callee-save function

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:47:16AM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> That way we'd end up with something like:
> asm("
> push %rdi;
> movslq %edi, %rdi;
> movq __per_cpu_offset(,%rdi,8), %rax;
> cmpb $0, %[offset](%rax);
> setne %al;
> pop %rdi;
> " : : [offset] "i" (((unsigned long)&steal_time) + offsetof(struct 
> steal_time, preempted)));
> And if we could get rid of the sign extend on edi we could avoid all the
> push-pop nonsense, but I'm not sure I see how to do that (then again,
> this asm foo isn't my strongest point).


movsql %edi, %rax;
movq __per_cpu_offset(,%rax,8), %rax;
cmpb $0, %[offset](%rax);
setne %al;


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