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SubjectRe: [patch/rfc 1/2] GENIRQ: add handle_threaded_irq() flow handler
Hi,

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 03:19:47AM +0100, David Brownell wrote:

[..]

> @@ -295,6 +295,67 @@ static inline void mask_ack_irq(struct i
> }
>
> /**
> + * handle_threaded_irq - flow handler reusing current irq thread
> + * @irq: the interrupt number
> + * @desc: the interrupt description structure for this irq
> + * Context: irq thread, with IRQs enabled
> + *
> + * IRQ threads which demultiplex IRQs may use this flow handler
> + * to chain those demultiplexed IRQs to subsidiary handlers, when
> + * all that IRQ dispatch logic must run in sleeping contexts.
> + *
> + * Examples include some multifunction I2C and SPI based devices
> + * (where access to registers, including ones involved in IRQ
> + * dispatching, requires sleeping) that have multiple independent
> + * maskable interupts.
> + *
> + * The irq thread using this flow handler must handle any ack,
> + * clear, mask or unmask issues needed.
> + */
> +void
> +handle_threaded_irq(unsigned int irq, struct irq_desc *desc)
> +{
> + struct irqaction *action;
> + irqreturn_t action_ret;
> +
> + spin_lock_irq(&desc->lock);
> +
> + if (unlikely(desc->status & IRQ_INPROGRESS))
> + goto out_unlock;
> + desc->status &= ~(IRQ_REPLAY | IRQ_WAITING);
> + kstat_incr_irqs_this_cpu(irq, desc);
> +
> + action = desc->action;
> + if (unlikely(!action || (desc->status & IRQ_DISABLED)))
> + goto out_unlock;

you say below irqs are always enabled so this branch is something we
never want to happen. How about adding a WARN() then ?

--
balbi


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