Re: [PATCH 01/10] irqchip: irq-mips-gic: export gic_send_ipi
From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Aug 24 2015 - 08:49:51 EST
On Mon, 24 Aug 2015, Qais Yousef wrote:
> Some drivers might require to send ipi to other cores. So export it.
Which IPIs do you need to send from a driver which are not exposed by
the SMP functions already?
> This will be used later by AXD driver.
That smells fishy and it wants a proper explanation WHY and not just a
sloppy statement that it will be used later. I can figure that out
myself as exporting a function without using it does not make any sense.
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