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SubjectRe: [RFC] What are the goals for the architecture of an in-kernel IR system?
Mauro Carvalho Chehab <> writes:

> If you use a kfifo to store the event (space_or_mark, timestamp),
> the IRQ handler can return immediately, and a separate kernel thread
> can do the decode without needing to touch at the IRQ.

But the decoding itself is a really simple thing, why complicate it?
There is no need for the kernel thread if the handler is fast (and it

Userspace is obviously different.
Krzysztof Halasa

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