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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 01/15] drivers/base: Introduce platform_msi_ops
On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 02:38:12PM -0700, Dave Jiang wrote:
>
>
> On 4/26/2020 12:01 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 04:33:53PM -0700, Dave Jiang wrote:
> > > From: Megha Dey <megha.dey@linux.intel.com>
> > >
> > > This is a preparatory patch to introduce Interrupt Message Store (IMS).
> > >
> > > Until now, platform-msi.c provided a generic way to handle non-PCI MSI
> > > interrupts. Platform-msi uses its parent chip's mask/unmask routines
> > > and only provides a way to write the message in the generating device.
> > >
> > > Newly creeping non-PCI complaint MSI-like interrupts (Intel's IMS for
> > > instance) might need to provide a device specific mask and unmask callback
> > > as well, apart from the write function.
> > >
> > > Hence, introduce a new structure platform_msi_ops, which would provide
> > > device specific write function as well as other device specific callbacks
> > > (mask/unmask).
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Megha Dey <megha.dey@linux.intel.com>
> >
> > As this is not following the Intel-specific rules for sending me new
> > code, I am just deleting it all from my inbox.
>
> That is my fault. As the aggregator of the patches, I should've signed off
> Megha's patches.

That is NOT the Intel-specific rules I am talking about. Please go work
with the "Linux group" at Intel to find out what I am referring to, they
know what I mean.

The not-signing-off is just a normal kernel community rule, everyone has
to follow that.

greg k-h

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