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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/25] hrtimer: Make handling of hrtimer reprogramming and enqueuing not conditional
On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 12:23:38PM -0000, Anna-Maria Gleixner wrote:
> The hrtimer_reprogramming, remote timer enqueuing and handling of the
> hrtimer_cpu_base struct member expires_next depend on the active high
> resolution timers. This makes the code harder to understand.
>
> To simplify the code, the hrtimer reprogramming is now executed
> independently except for the real reprogramming part. The expires_next
> stores now the first enqueued timer. Due to the adaption of the
> check_target function, remote enqueuing is now only possible when the
> expiry time is after the currently first expiry time independent of the
> active high resolution timers.

Sorry, very hard to follow. What?

So we do this to unconditionally track expire_next, such that we can
(later) use hrtimer_check_target()?

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