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SubjectRe: [patch 21/61] lock validator: lockdep: add local_irq_enable_in_hardirq() API.
On Mon, 29 May 2006 23:24:52 +0200
Ingo Molnar <> wrote:

> introduce local_irq_enable_in_hardirq() API. It is currently
> aliased to local_irq_enable(), hence has no functional effects.
> This API will be used by lockdep, but even without lockdep
> this will better document places in the kernel where a hardirq
> context enables hardirqs.

If we expect people to use this then we'd best whack a comment over it.

Also, trace_irqflags.h doesn't seem an appropriate place for it to live.

I trust all the affected files are including trace_irqflags.h by some
means. Hopefully a _reliable_ means. No doubt I'm about to find out ;)
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