Re: [PATCH 06/18] compat: backport ASYNC_DOMAIN_EXCLUSIVE()

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Wed Apr 10 2013 - 15:28:11 EST

On Wed, 2013-04-10 at 12:19 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:

> > However, it seems entirely pointless to backport just a small part of
> > the API?
> Oh I agree don't get me wrong, however porting kernel/async.c seems
> like a rather separate effort worth considering. As-is though I have
> not seen any negative impact though to keep older subsystems from
> compiling, ie its a no-op for older kernels as I see it.

I guess that's what I don't understand -- I don't see usages of
ASYNC_DOMAIN_EXCLUSIVE in any header files, and in e.g. regulator/core.c
you'd also need the functions async_schedule_domain() etc. So where does
this help even compiling?


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