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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Support IRQ_NOAUTOEN flag in set_irq_chained_handler()
On Fri, 18 Mar 2011, eha@doredevelopment.dk wrote:

> From: Esben Haabendal <eha@doredevelopment.dk>
>
> Handle IRQ_NOAUTOEN in __set_irq_handler() (ie. for
> set_irq_chained_handler()) instead of just silently ignoring it, and in
> the same way as is done in __setup_irq() (ie. request_irq()).
>
> This give a more consistent interface, and also adheres better to
> the rule of least surprise.

Well, that might be less surprising for you, but you will be surprised
that such a change would be a real big surprise for all users of
chained handlers in arch/arm. They simply would not work anymore.

So we _cannot_ change the semantics here. All we can do is document
it.

Thanks,

tglx


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