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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] tracing: Cleanup the convoluted softirq tracepoints
    On Tue, 2010-10-19 at 15:00 +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    > With the addition of trace_softirq_raise() the softirq tracepoint got
    > even more convoluted. Why the tracepoints take two pointers to assign
    > an integer is beyond my comprehension.
    > But adding an extra case which treats the first pointer as an unsigned
    > long when the second pointer is NULL including the back and forth
    > type casting is just horrible.
    > Convert the softirq tracepoints to take a single unsigned int argument
    > for the softirq vector number and fix the call sites.
    > Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <>

    Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <>

    A much needed cleanup indeed!

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