svn commit: r234723 - in head/sys: amd64/amd64 amd64/include
i386/i386 i386/include pc98/pc98 sparc64/include sparc64/sparc64 x86/x86
attilio at freebsd.org
Fri Apr 27 14:23:16 UTC 2012
2012/4/27, John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org>:
> On Friday, April 27, 2012 9:55:41 am Attilio Rao wrote:
>> 2012/4/27, John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org>:
>> > On Thursday, April 26, 2012 4:24:25 pm Attilio Rao wrote:
>> >> Author: attilio
>> >> Date: Thu Apr 26 20:24:25 2012
>> >> New Revision: 234723
>> >> URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/234723
>> >> Log:
>> >> Clean up the intr* MD KPI from the SMP dependency, removing a cause
>> >> of
>> >> discrepancy between modules and kernel, but deal with SMP
>> >> differences
>> >> within the functions themselves.
>> >> As an added bonus this also helps in terms of code readability.
>> > Hmm, this should not have affected anything with modules as no modules
>> > should have ever called this. Also, making intr_bind() available for
>> > UP
>> > kernels on x86 is largely pointless. It's only caller is already
>> > conditional
>> > in sys/x86/x86/nexus.c:
>> It doesn't mean that there couldn't be an user in the future of this
>> KPI in terms of thirdy part modules.
>> These functions are part of the public KPI and we speak a lot about
>> making our KPI as less as dependent by compiling options so I don't
>> really see why you are not happy about this.
>> If the function (intr_bind() included) is part of the public KPI it
>> can be called by thirdy part modules too.
> No! intr_bind() is _NOT_ part of the public KPI. The public KPI is
> bus_intr_bind() which accepts a struct resource, which is the approved
> handle for interrupt resources in drivers and other modules.
It is accessible from machine/intr_machdep.h so *it is* part of the
public KPI by definition.
However I won't argue further and will change it as you request, I
have enough of no-sense requests on this simple change.
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