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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ALSA: sh: aica: Convert timers to use timer_setup()
On Thu, 05 Oct 2017 02:53:36 +0200,
Kees Cook wrote:
> In preparation for unconditionally passing the struct timer_list pointer to
> all timer callbacks, switch to using the new timer_setup() and from_timer()
> to pass the timer pointer explicitly. This requires adding a pointer to
> hold the timer's target substream, as there won't be a way to pass this in
> the future.
> Cc: Jaroslav Kysela <>
> Cc: Takashi Iwai <>
> Cc: Bhumika Goyal <>
> Cc: Mark Brown <>
> Cc:
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
> ---
> This requires commit 686fef928bba ("timer: Prepare to change timer
> callback argument type") in v4.14-rc3, but should be otherwise
> stand-alone.

The conversions look straightforward, so I'm going to apply it (and
other two you posted). But now I wonder why only three were chosen.
Will you keep working on the rest usages in sound/*, or would you
expect us doing the rest?



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