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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] powerpc: Replace setup_irq() by request_irq()
afzal mohammed <> writes:
> Hi Michael Ellerman,
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 12:12:55PM +0530, afzal mohammed wrote:
>> request_irq() is preferred over setup_irq(). Invocations of setup_irq()
>> occur after memory allocators are ready.
>> Per tglx[1], setup_irq() existed in olden days when allocators were not
>> ready by the time early interrupts were initialized.
>> Hence replace setup_irq() by request_irq().
>> [1]
>> Signed-off-by: afzal mohammed <>
> This patch is seen in next-test branch for last 4-5 days, i don't know
> exactly how powerpc workflow happens, so a question - this would be
> appear in linux-next soon right ? (for last 4-5 days i had been daily
> checking -next, but not appearing there).

Yeah it will appear in next "soon".

It's been stuck behind a big series that has hit some bugs during
testing, so that has delayed me pushing the whole branch.

> Sorry for the query for this trivial patch, i am asking because Thomas
> had mentioned [1] to get setup_irq() cleanup thr' respective
> maintainers (earlier it was part of tree-wide series), check -next after
> -rc6 & resubmit ignored ones to him, this patch is neither in -next,
> neither ignored, so i am at a loss what to do :(

That's OK. I will take this one, you can stop worrying about it.

It should appear in next tomorrow or Friday.


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