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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RT 7/9][RFC] [PATCH 7/9] cpu/rt: Rework cpu down for PREEMPT_RT
    On Fri, 2 Mar 2012, Steven Rostedt wrote:

    > On Fri, 2012-03-02 at 16:20 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    >
    > > Already queued. I'd say #4 is a bug fix as well, though I
    > > fundamentally hate the ass backwards semantics of that new function.
    >
    > It is a bug fix, but I don't like it either. Note, that the patch didn't
    > update the pin_current_cpu() code, which would have to be done too (to
    > be a full fix).

    I know.

    > But I was also thinking that as a work around, as we plan on changing
    > this code anyway. Instead of adding a new API which is ass backwards,
    > just encompass the cpu_hotplug.lock instead. Something like this:

    Thought about that already. It's way less fugly.

    Thanks,

    tglx


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