Re: [RFC PATCH 12/23] kernel/watchdog: Introduce a struct for NMI watchdog operations

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Thu Jun 14 2018 - 04:32:42 EST

On Thu, 14 Jun 2018, Nicholas Piggin wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:31:17 -0700
> > I could look into creating the library for
> > common code and relocate the hpet watchdog into arch/x86 for the hpet-
> > specific parts.
> If you can investigate that approach, that would be appreciated. I hope
> I did not misunderstand you there, Thomas.

I'm not against cleanups and consolidation, quite the contrary.

But this stuff just adds new infrastructure w/o showing that it's actually
a cleanup and consolidation.