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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] irq_work
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    On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 14:02 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 01:57:29PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    > > On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 13:55 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > > > > but we don't have anything else that does that.
    > > >
    > > > Actually we do, audit in syscalls and scheduling in interrupts and signals
    > > > all work this way. Probably more at some point adding more code to this
    > > > path was very popular.
    > >
    > > That's the return to user path, nothing to do with softirqs. Add a TIF
    > > flag and call your function there.
    >
    > It does that, but there are some cases where it's not enough.

    care to expand on that?


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