|| ||Thomas Gleixner <tglx-AT-linutronix.de>|
|| ||Jeff Garzik <jeff-AT-garzik.org>|
|| ||Re: [PATCH 0/9] Remove 'irq' argument from all irq handlers|
|| ||Fri, 19 Oct 2007 16:53:22 +0200 (CEST)|
|| ||LKML <linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org>,
Eric Biederman <ebiederm-AT-xmission.com>,
Ingo Molnar <mingo-AT-elte.hu>|
On Fri, 19 Oct 2007, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> WARNING NOT FOR MERGE WARNING NOT FOR MERGE WARNING NOT FOR MERGE
> This posting is just to demonstrate something that I have been keeping
> alive in the background. I have no urge to push it upstream anytime
> The overwhelming majority of drivers do not ever bother with the 'irq'
> argument that is passed to each driver's irq handler.
> Of the minority of drivers that do use the arg, the majority of those
> have the irq number stored in their private-info structure somewhere.
> There are a tiny few -- a couple Mac drivers -- which do weird things
> with that argument, but that's it.
thanks for doing this.
We should do this right at the edge of -rc1. And let's do this right
now in .24 and not drag it out for no good reason.
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