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

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Wed Apr 10 2013 - 15:40:18 EST

On Wed, 2013-04-10 at 12:32 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:

> >> 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?
> You know what, sorry this was left over from when I tried to backport
> the regulatory to the core of compat, and since I decided to not even
> go there given that it relies on init sections on the vmlinux we can
> safely discard this patch (although what I said still hold, just not
> needed).

Ok. Yeah after looking at the users I actually do agree this won't
really hurt, but it seemed it doesn't help anything at all hence my
confusion... :)


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