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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] IRQ: Maintain regs pointer globally rather than passing to IRQ handlers

* Jeff Garzik <> wrote:

> >NAK to that, it will mess up a lot of older drivers which still use
> >the irq field and also those who want it to print
> Look at the pt_regs change -- the irq change is similar:
> The information does not go away, it is merely available via another
> avenue.

but pt_regs is alot less frequently used than irq - and where it's used
they arent "drivers" but mostly arch level code like hw-timer handlers.

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