Subject: Re: splraiseipl()
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/05/2005 19:09:46
On Nov 5, 2005, at 5:11 AM, Iain Hibbert wrote:

> On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>> IPL_* are the appropriate values to use, I think.  IPL_xxx should  
>> correspond directly to splxxx(), so there is no need for  
>> additional constants that would basically be aliases of IPL_*.
> if that is so, then why is splraiseipl() necessary?

So that you can do an spl operation with e.g. the contents of a  
variable, rather than having to hard code e.g. splbio().

> iain

-- thorpej