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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] IRQ: Maintain regs pointer globally rather than passing to IRQ handlers
    On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 04:43:38PM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    > On 10/2/06, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
    > >On Mon, 02 Oct 2006 17:21:09 +0100
    > >David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> wrote:
    > >
    > >> Maintain a per-CPU global "struct pt_regs *" variable which can be used
    > >instead
    > >> of passing regs around manually through all ~1800 interrupt handlers in
    > >the
    > >> Linux kernel.
    > >>
    >
    > Nice! I was wanting to do that for a long time...

    Yeah! Finally get rid of that from every single fricken USB urb
    callback. I have been wanting that gone for a very long time.

    > >I think the change is good. But I don't want to maintain this whopper
    > >out-of-tree for two months! If we want to do this, we should just smash it
    > >in and grit our teeth.
    >
    > Yes, lets drop it in while we still not reached rc1.

    I don't care when it goes it, I have no objection to it at all.

    David, thanks a lot for doing this.

    greg k-h
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