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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx <at> linutronix.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/9] Remove 'irq' argument from all irq handlers
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.kernel
Date: Friday 19th October 2007 14:53:22 UTC (over 9 years ago)
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
> soon.
> 
> 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.

Jeff,

thanks for doing this.

Full ACK.

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.

Thanks,

	tglx
 
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