Re: [PATCH 0/3] clockevents: Manage device's state separately for core

From: Viresh Kumar
Date: Tue Mar 10 2015 - 06:34:51 EST

On 27 February 2015 at 17:21, Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Thomas/Ingo,
> This is in response to the suggestions Ingo gave [1] on the shortcomings of
> clockevents core's state machine.
> This first separates out the RESUME functionality from other states as its a
> special case. Then it defines a new enum to map possible states of a clockevent
> device.
> Ideally it should only be available for the core, but as bL switcher is using it
> today, it is exposed in clockchips.h. That dependency will go away after
> applying the Thomas's work (Sent out be Peter) and then we can move this enum to
> somewhere in kernel/time/.
> The last patch moves the legacy check to the legacy code.
> Please see if this meets your expectation or if you have some suggestions on it.
> Rebased of tip/master as there were some dependencies:
> 575daeea39a3 Merge branch 'tools/kvm'
> This along with migration of few clockevents drivers is pushed here:
> git:// clkevt/manage-state
> --
> Viresh
> [1]
> Viresh Kumar (3):
> clockevents: Handle tick device's resume separately
> clockevents: Manage device's state separately for the core
> clockevents: Don't validate dev->mode against CLOCK_EVT_MODE_UNUSED
> for new interface


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