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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/15] ARM minor irq handler cleanups
    On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 20:21:07 -0400 Jeff Garzik <> wrote:

    > Andrew Morton wrote:
    > > On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 19:22:45 -0400 (EDT)
    > > Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
    > >
    > >> Avoid confusion by /not/ passing an unused pointer to
    > >> arm_rtc_interrupt()
    > >>
    > >> This change's main purpose is to prepare for the patchset in
    > >> jgarzik/misc-2.6.git#irq-remove, that explores removal of the
    > >> never-used 'irq' argument in each interrupt handler.
    > >
    > > #irq-remove doesn't seem to be included in the #ALL branch which
    > > I'm grabbing?
    > I certainly welcome the exposure....... but it would be a huge pain for
    > you IMO because of the constant breakage.


    1084 files changed, 2363 insertions(+), 1934 deletions(-)

    I didn't realise you'd changed all the interrupt handlers too. Good luck
    with that :)

    Is it a flag day or do we have a migration plan? I'd have thought that we
    could do a request_irq_new(irqreturn_t (*)(void *d)) and keep things


    Actually, that tree applies reasonably sanely to the full -mm lineup.
    There are rejects of course, but they're easily fixed and a lot are due to
    file motion which git will handle anyway,

    The bigger problem is newly-added irq handlers which your patch doesn't
    know about:

    y:/usr/src/25> grep '^+.*request_irq[(]' patches/*.patch | wc -l

    If we had a migration plan (ie: request_irq_new(), above) then this of
    course wouldn't be a problem.

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