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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/3] led: ledtrig-transient: add support for hrtimer
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On 09/14/2017 09:38 PM, David Lin wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 12:31 PM, Jacek Anaszewski
> <jacek.anaszewski@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would change one more thing in this patch, though. The hr_timer engine
>> should be made optional and not used by default for fast LEDs.
>> It could be made configurable by exposing additional sysfs file from
>> ledtrig-transient.c, e.g. hr_timer_support, accepting boolean value.
>
> Do you mean in additional to checking the LED_BRIGHTNESS_FAST flag,
> userspace has to explicitly enable it via sysfs for ledtrig to select
> hrtimer? This seems to be redundant to me. Could you please explain
> your concerns and the benefit of doing this? Thanks.

My concern is that fast LED users would be automatically
imposed a hr_timer overhead, which they may not need.

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Best regards,
Jacek Anaszewski

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