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SubjectRe: [PATCH] intel_ips: Convert timers to use timer_setup()
On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 11:45 AM, Darren Hart <dvhart@infradead.org> wrote:
> 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.

Awesome, thanks! I see it in the tree now. Yay! :)

-Kees

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Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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