Re: [PATCH 06/12] genericirq: make irq_chip related function to takedesc

From: Yinghai Lu
Date: Thu Mar 04 2010 - 14:22:26 EST

On 03/04/2010 11:08 AM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>> On 03/04/2010 06:31 AM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>>> The code which uses the chip functions needs to be changed:
>>> - desc->chip->fun(irq);
>>> + desc->chip->fun(desc);
>>> That's mostly in kernel/irq/* but there are some users in arch/*
>>> lowlevel irq handling code as well.
>> that is our -v2 version.
> I know, but the difference is that it is done by a machine.
> I have been involved in more than one large scale overhaul projects in
> the kernel and most of the time I spent on those was to figure out the
> right way to do it to limit the risks.


> Automated conversion is the best thing you can do and if Julia can
> whip up that rules, I'm less worried about the wholesale switchover on
> a per function basis, than I'm scared about the fully manual approach
> you took.

ok, let wait for Julia to check it...


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