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SubjectRe: [PATCH] intel_ips: Convert timers to use timer_setup()
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:30:48PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 5:26 AM, Andy Shevchenko
> <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 9:55 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 1:41 AM, Andy Shevchenko
> >> <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 3:54 AM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
> >>>> In preparation for unconditionally passing the struct timer_list pointer to
> >>>> all timer callbacks, switch to using the new timer_setup() and from_timer()
> >>>> to pass the timer pointer explicitly. Moves timer structure off stack and
> >>>> into struct ips_driver.
> >>>
> >>> Pushed to my testing queue, thanks!
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I don't see this in -next yet. Should the tip tree carry this conversion?
> >
> > I thought it was a result of discussion since we lack of patch that
> > brought the core change.
> >
> > However, because I merged Wolfram's immutable branch in order to apply
> > Hans' fix, I can carry your patch as well.
> >
> > Either would be fine with me.
> >
> > Going ahead, I applied it to my review and testing queue, thanks!
>
> Hi again!
>
> I'm just checking on this patch -- I haven't seen it in a pull request
> to Linus yet (for the merge window he's threatened will be small).
> This is one of the remaining conversion patches I need in v4.15. Is
> this still planned to be merged for v4.15?

Hi Kees,

It went out the day after your note above in the platform-drivers-x86-v4.15-1
pull request. We're working through some issues with this pull request with
Linus now, but yes, it will make 4.15.

--
Darren Hart
VMware Open Source Technology Center

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