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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 3/5] x86/time: Rework pv_soft_rdtsc() to aid further cleanup

>>> On 20.02.18 at 12:58, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Having pv_soft_rdtsc() emulate all parts of an rdtscp is awkward, and gets in
> the way of some intended cleanup.
>  * Drop the rdtscp parameter and always make the caller responsible for ecx
>    updates when appropriate.
>  * Switch the function from being void, and return the main timestamp in the
>    return value.
> The regs parameter is still needed, but only for the stats collection, once
> again bringing into question their utility.  The parameter can however 
> switch
> to being const.
> No functional change.
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>

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