[PATCH 02/15] regmap: kill off set_irq_flags usage

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Tue Jun 9 16:20:29 PDT 2015

On Tue, Jun 09, 2015 at 10:27:09PM +0100, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:

> It's because there exist platforms where specific IRQs are permanently
> asserted, and unexpectedly claiming such an interrupt (eg, through IRQ
> probing) would lock the system - at least before we ended up with the
> detection in genirq (which has its roots in the ARM code.)

Ah, yes - now I remember.  I just had a vauge recollection of broken

> I'd suggest people think carefully about applying these patches.  They
> have only been around for a matter of hours, so to rush to apply them
> when they haven't been revewied as a whole to assess whether the approach
> is the right one is rather hasty.

I'm fairly comfortable with the patch for regmap as that code is
architecture neutral, should already have been consistent and the
non-ARM path has definitely been tested (I've done it myself).
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