Re: [PATCH 2/2] irq: Cleanup context state transitions inirq_exit()

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Fri Feb 22 2013 - 10:07:08 EST

On Fri, 22 Feb 2013, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 03:33:51PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > The minimal extra check at the end of irq_exit() is way better than
> > any other special cased workaround and the softirq stuff is really the
> > only thing which needs to be taken care of. Anything else just works.
> Yeah that's indeed a point in favour of this patch.
> I prefer to let you guys have the final word on this patch. Whether you
> apply it or not, I fear I'll never be entirely happy either way :)
> That's the sad fate of dealing with circular dependencies...

plus the butt ugly softirq semantics or the lack thereof ...

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