DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2007-01
Re: RFR: Port of FreeBSD *context routines to DFly
> :I have completed the port of [set|get|make|swap]context from FreeBSD to
> :The latest patch set against HEAD (current as of Jan 12, 00:00 EST) is
> :available here: http://www.gsicomp.on.ca/~matt/dfly
> :I (and others) would really like to see this get into the release, so I
> :would appreciate reviews and comments. Nothing too earth-shattering
> :it's a straight port with some minor modifications due ot Matt's recent
> :VKERNEL and trapframe changes.
> :Matt Emmerton
> I will put it into the release. It looks good. The only thing I
> would change is to put the new context code you added to
> machine/pc32/i386/machdep.c into a new file in cpu/i386/misc instead,
> so it can be used by both the VKERNEL and the PC32 builds.
> Unless you say otherwise, I will commit it later this evening.
This sounds fine by me. I will let you do this -- it seems to me that there
are other functions in machdep.c that really belong in the cpu/ hierarchy as
well, although I don't have a very keen eye for the cpu/machine distinction
(at least on i386).