Re: [PATCH] local_irq_disable removal

From: Lee Revell
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 00:33:39 EST

On Sun, 2005-06-12 at 10:28 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 08:23:50AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >
> > * Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > folks, can you please take this RT stuff of lkml? And with that I
> > > don't mean the highlevel discussions what makes sense, but specific
> > > patches that aren't related to anything near mainline. [...]
> >
> > this is a misconception - there's been a few dozen patches steadily
> > trickling into mainline that were all started in the PREEMPT_RT
> > patchset, so this "RT stuff", both the generic arguments and the details
> > are very much relevant. I wouldnt be doing it if it wasnt relevant to
> > the mainline kernel. The discussions are well concentrated into 2-3
> > subjects so you can plonk those threads if you are not interested.
> Then send patches when you think they're ready. Everything directly
> related to PREEPT_RT except the highlevel discussion is defintly offotpic.
> Just create your preempt-rt mailinglist and get interested parties there,
> lkml is for _general_ kernel discussion - even most subsystems that are
> in mainline have their own lists.

I agree, this has to be annoying for people who have no interest in
PREEMPT_RT, and future PREEMPT_RT development is going to have zero
effect on people who don't enable it.

Any volunteers to set a list up?


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