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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/9] kthread: remove unused macros
On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 02:09:52PM +0200, Petr Mladek wrote:
> On Tue 2017-05-16 13:48:06, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > KTHREAD_DELAYED_WORK_INIT and DEFINE_KTHREAD_DELAYED_WORK are unused
> > and are using a timer helper that's about to go away.
>
> A patch using this API is flying around, see
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/1476715742-14924-1-git-send-email-pmladek@suse.com
> And I have one more, for hung_task.c, in the drawer.
>
> I admit that I got sidetracked and did not push these conversions
> last months. But the conversions are useful and I want to continue
> or find a trainee that might continue.
>
> I wanted to make your life easier, took inspiration from the
> workqueues conversion and prepared the patch below. It is tested
> with the above mentioned API user.
>
> Please, let me known if you would prefer another approach.
> I do not want to complicate development of the new timer API.

Thanks, I'll add your patch to the series. I just have a tendency to
remove unused bits instead of trying to fix them up without being able
to test the result.

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