[Rpm-maint] [PATCH] - Added support for ppc64p7 arch (Power7 and higher optimized)

Phil Knirsch pknirsch at redhat.com
Fri Apr 13 10:25:20 UTC 2012

On 04/12/2012 11:48 AM, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On 04/11/2012 12:58 PM, Phil Knirsch wrote:
>> Attached is the updated version of the ppc64p7 support patch. I've got
>> rid of the AUXV env reading and doing it properly now via reading and
>> parsing /proc/self/auxv. Additionally the patch now checks if the
>> AT_PLATFORM is power7 or higher via a sscanf(), allowing future power
>> architectures to benefit from it as well.
> The patch leaks file descriptors, the fd it opens is never closed.
> In the cosmetics department you might want to split the long if with
> sscanf() into two separate if's (or otherwise reformat) to avoid the
> large line-wrap which is easily avoidable.
> Other than that, looks okay to me.
> - Panu -

Alright, latest version attached. I've basically extracted the auxv 
parsing into a separate function, added a static struct that stores the 
info, fixed the fd closing problem and using the struct now in the 

Thanks & regards, Phil

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