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SubjectRe: tick-common.c hack for s390 needed
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 08:09:15PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Mar 2008, Russell King wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 09:32:23PM +0100, Heiko Carstens wrote:
> > > Generic code is not supposed to include irq.h. Replace this include
> > > by linux/hardirq.h instead and add/replace an include of linux/irq.h
> > > in asm header files where necessary.
> > > This change should only matter for architectures that make use of
> > > GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS.
> > > Architectures in question are mips, x86, arm, sh, powerpc, uml and sparc64.
> > >
> > > I did some cross compile tests for mips, x86_64, arm, powerpc and sparc64.
> > > This patch fixes also build breakages caused by the include replacement in
> > > tick-common.h.
> >
> > I generally dislike adding optional linux/* includes in asm/* includes -
> > I'm nervous about this causing include loops.
> >
> > However, there's a separate point to be discussed here.
> >
> > That is, what interfaces are expected of every architecture in the kernel.
> > If generic code wants to be able to set the affinity of interrupts, then
> > that needs to become part of the interfaces listed in linux/interrupt.h
> > rather than linux/irq.h.
> >
> > So what I suggest is this approach instead (against Linus' tree of a
> > couple of days ago) - we move irq_set_affinity() and irq_can_set_affinity()
> > to linux/interrupt.h, change the linux/irq.h includes to linux/interrupt.h
> > and include asm/irq_regs.h where needed (asm/irq_regs.h is supposed to be
> > rarely used include since not much touches the stacked parent context
> > registers.)
>
> That patch makes a lot of sense and resolves all the issues.
>
> I push it through hrt.git and add the GENERIC_HARDIRQS dependency
> which was requested by Heiko.

Okay. Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>

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Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
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