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SubjectRe: [patch] IBM HDAPS accelerometer driver, with probing.
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On Fri, 2005-08-26 at 17:44 -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:

> Is this function used in a hot path to warrant using "unlikely"? There
> are to many "unlikely" in the code for my taste.

unlikely() can result in better, smaller, faster code. and it acts as a
nice directive to programmers reading the code.

> input_[un]register_device and del_timer_sync are "long" operations. I
> think a semaphore would be better here.

I was considering moving all locking to a single semaphore, actually.

Robert Love


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