[ltt-dev] Porting "jump labels" to userspace

David Daney ddaney at caviumnetworks.com
Wed Feb 16 15:14:28 EST 2011

On 02/16/2011 12:00 PM, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> Actually, creating the equivalent of the jump labels for userspace is on our
> list of "things to do" for the UST project.
> If Jason and other jump label contributors agree to dual-license the jump label
> generic and per-arch implementations under both GPLv2 and LGPLv2.1, we could
> probably re-use a large part of this code to create a static jump label library
> for userspace. The concerned authors are precisely: Jason for generic and x86
> code, Steven for some improvements in generic code and David S. Miller for the
> sparc port. After things settle down with the current jump label changes
> proposed by Peter Zijlstra, we might also want to ask for his permission to
> LGPLize his changes.
FWIW:  MIPS jump label support is now in as of:

94bb0c1 (MIPS: jump label: Add MIPS support.)

I would be the author of that.

David Daney

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