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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v3 5/7] powerpc: 'current_set' is now a table of task_struct pointers
On Mon,  1 Oct 2018 12:30:27 +0000 (UTC)
Christophe Leroy <> wrote:

> The table of pointers 'current_set' has been used for retrieving
> the stack and current. They used to be thread_info pointers as
> they were pointing to the stack and current was taken from the
> 'task' field of the thread_info.
> Now, the pointers of 'current_set' table are now both pointers
> to task_struct and pointers to thread_info.
> As they are used to get current, and the stack pointer is
> retrieved from current's stack field, this patch changes
> their type to task_struct, and renames secondary_ti to
> secondary_current.

I'm not sure if current_set is actually needed is it? Because
64-bit already initializes paca->ksave / PACAKSAVE. That might
be a cleanup to do after your series.

Reviewed-by: Nicholas Piggin <>

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