[PATCH V8 1/3] irq: Add flags to request_percpu_irq function

Vineet Gupta Vineet.Gupta1 at synopsys.com
Thu Mar 23 11:34:21 PDT 2017

On 03/23/2017 10:42 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> In the next changes, we track the interrupts but we discard the timers as
> that does not make sense. The next interrupt on a timer is predictable.
> But, the API request_percpu_irq does not allow to pass a flag, hence specifying
> if the interrupt type is a timer.
> Solve this by passing a 'flags' parameter to the function and change all the
> callers to pass IRQF_TIMER when the interrupt is a timer interrupt, zero
> otherwise.
> For now, in order to prevent a misusage of this parameter, only the IRQF_TIMER
> flag is a valid parameter to be passed to the request_percpu_irq function.
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano at linaro.org>

Acked-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta at synopsys.com>   # for arch/arc, arc_timer bits

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