Re: + softirq-fix-tasklet_kill-and-its-users.patch added to -mm tree

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Thu Sep 22 2016 - 19:38:00 EST

Hi Thomas,

On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:05:23 +0200 (CEST) Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> B1;2802;0cOn Wed, 21 Sep 2016, Santosh Shilimkar wrote:
> > I requested you to include this patch but now am not sure anymore.
> > Looks like there are almost 30 more users which are directly
> > tweaking 'tasklet_struct' fields and calling other APIs. Hunting them
> > and fixing them probably would be an exercise and also those changes
> > needs those changed drivers to be tested.
> >
> > What do you suggest ? At least this patch needs to be dropped as of now
> > till we can have complete coverage for those bad users.
> Yes, it needs to be dropped. Stephen, can you please revert it from next?

I will do the revert today. It reverts cleanly, so hopefully there are
no side effects.

Stephen Rothwell