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SubjectRe: [linuxsh-dev] [Alsa-devel] [PATCH] Add support for Yamaha AICA sound on SEGA Dreamcast
At Wed, 07 Jun 2006 00:10:48 +0100,
Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 12:25 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Another big concern is that spu_dma_work is initialized/rewritten
> > dynamically in spu_begin_dma() and aica_period_elapsed() via
> > INIT_WORK() and PREPARE_WOR(). This looks pretty strange and may be
> > racy.
> Actually, the two macros INIT_WORK and PREPARE_WORK use the same work
> queue but ask it to schedule the execution of two different (if very
> similar) functions start_spu_dma() - which does the initial transfer and
> more_spu_dma - which tops up the dma transfers.
> So I think I've got that right.

What's wrong with using two individual work struct so that you
initialize them only once?
I wonder it because you already have unused fields work and work2...

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