Re: [patch 07/16] genirq: Introduce helper irq_domain_set_info() to reduce duplicated code

From: Yun Wu (Abel)
Date: Tue Nov 18 2014 - 08:30:16 EST

On 2014/11/18 20:38, Jiang Liu wrote:

> On 2014/11/18 19:47, Yun Wu (Abel) wrote:
>> On 2014/11/18 18:03, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>>> On Tue, 18 Nov 2014, Yun Wu (Abel) wrote:
>>>> Hi Thomas, Jiang,
>>>> On 2014/11/12 21:43, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>>>>> From: Jiang Liu <jiang.liu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> [...]
>>>>> +void irq_domain_set_info(struct irq_domain *domain, unsigned int virq,
>>>>> + irq_hw_number_t hwirq, struct irq_chip *chip,
>>>>> + void *chip_data, irq_flow_handler_t handler,
>>>>> + void *handler_data, const char *handler_name)
>>>>> +{
>>>>> + irq_domain_set_hwirq_and_chip(domain, virq, hwirq, chip, chip_data);
>>>>> + __irq_set_handler(virq, handler, 0, handler_name);
>>>>> + irq_set_handler_data(virq, handler_data);
>>>>> +}
>>>> When stacked domain enabled, there will be a semantic shift to the linux interrupt
>>>> identifiers. The @virq now delivers much more than before.
>>>> More specifically, now we need both @virq and @domain, rather than only @irq, to
>>>> determine which irq_data we want to configure. And once we configure @irq without
>>>> providing the exact domain, it means we are configuring all the domains related to
>>>> that @irq. So I think this routine just messed all things up.
>>> You can mess up anything by using an interface in the wrong way. Open
>>> coding will not make that harder.
>> But what's the correct way to use this interface?
> It's to be used by interrupt controller drivers to implement
> hierarchy irqdomains.

Each time an interrupt domain calls this, the previous (@handler, @handler_name,
@handler_data) will be overrode. It's because the routines __irq_set_handler()
and irq_set_handler_data() only configure top level (without Marc's fix which is
not ideal). Is this what we really want to see?


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