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SubjectRe: [PATCH v12 02/11] genirq/msi: msi_compose wrapper
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Hi Thomas,

On 09/08/2016 11:19, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Aug 2016, Eric Auger wrote:
>
>> Currently the MSI message is composed by directly calling
>> irq_chip_compose_msi_msg and erased by setting the memory to zero.
>>
>> On some platforms, we will need to complexify this composition to
>> properly handle MSI emission through IOMMU. Also we will need to track
>> when the MSI message is erased.
>
> I just can't find how you do that. After applying the series the
>
>> + if (erase)
>> + memset(msg, 0, sizeof(*msg));
>
> branch is still just a memset(). The wrapper is fine for the compose side, but
> having the extra argument just to wrap the memset() for no gain is silly.

Yes you're right: this was true in the first releases of the series
where the iommu mapping/unmapping were done at composition & erase time.
Now the mapping/unmapping is done on msi_domain_alloc/free_irqs, this is
not mandated anymore. I will keep the wrapper for the compose side and
remove the rest + update the commit message accordingly.

Thank you for your time.

Eric
>
> Thanks,
>
> tglx
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