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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/23] clocksource: rating sorted list
On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 10:34 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> a rating change can occur due to other things as well, not only due to
> 'tsc unstable' events. So keeping an API around that changes the rating
> (and propagates all related changes), makes more sense to me.
> also, a pure function call is the most natural (and most flexible) API,
> for a centrally registered resource like a clock source driver. And a
> rating change should imply a reselect too, obviously. That way we
> replace 2 lines with 1 line - that's a real API improvement and a real
> cleanup patch.
> and that's precisely what Thomas' patch in -mm that your queue undoes
> implements. (see: simplify-the-registration-of-clocksources.patch in
> -mm) Have you considered Thomas' change when you dropped it?

My patch set makes clocksource ratings constant (when fully applied).
That particular function is dropped all together .


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