lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2005]   [Jan]   [16]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/13] remove cli()/sti() in drivers/char/*
    James Nelson <james4765@cwazy.co.uk> wrote:
    >
    > This series of patches removes the last cli()/sti()/save_flags()/restore_flags()
    > function calls in drivers/char.

    I don't see much point in this, really. Those cli() calls are a big fat
    sign saying "broken on smp" and they now generate compile-time warnings
    emphasising that. These drivers still need to be fixed up - we may las
    well leave them as-is until someone gets onto doing that.
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 14:09    [from the cache]
    ©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site