Re: [patch V4 04/15] entry: Provide generic interrupt entry/exit code
From: Andy Lutomirski
Date: Mon Jul 27 2020 - 18:39:16 EST
On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 4:08 AM Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Like the syscall entry/exit code interrupt/exception entry after the real
> low level ASM bits should not be different accross architectures.
> Provide a generic version based on the x86 code.
I don't like the name. Sure, idtentry is ugly and x86-specific, but
irq gives the wrong impression. This is an entry path suitable for
any entry that is guaranteed not to hit during entry/exit handling.
Syscalls, page faults, etc are not "irqs".