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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] lib: allow idr to be used in irq context
    James Bottomley <> wrote:
    > Since you won't post the usage code, just answer this: how does what
    > you're doing with idr differ from its originally designed consumer: the
    > posix timers which also do the idr_remove() in IRQ context?

    erp. posix_timers has its own irq-safe lock, so we're doing extra,
    unneeded locking in that code path.

    I think providing locking inside idr.c was always a mistake - generally we
    rely on caller-provided locking for such things.
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