Re: [GIT PULL] KVM fixes for 3.5-rc6

From: Avi Kivity
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 07:37:00 EST

On 07/14/2012 03:55 PM, Jan Kiszka wrote:

>>> The only way we can avoid that, is that we get a hint from the
>>> underlying irq chip/ handler setup with an extra flag to tell the
>>> core, that it's safe to avoid the ONESHOT/finalize magic.
>> So now it took a full month of ignorance to come up with the
>> mindboggling solution of working around the core change with a private
>> hack instead of sitting down and doing what was said to be the correct
>> solution.
> We sat down and tried to avoid the core problem of our use case: IRQ
> threading. That we now have to fall back to something else is
> unfortunate and was surely not planned.
> However, if you push your patch for 3.5, I'm sure Avi will happily drop
> the disliked workaround and replace it with ordinary IRQF_ONESHOT tagging.

Fine by me, of course, but is mucking around in the irq layer something
we want to do in -rc7?

error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

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