[PATCH 3/3] Makes lguest's irq handler typesafe

Rusty Russell rusty at rustcorp.com.au
Sat Jan 19 18:27:48 EST 2008

On Saturday 19 January 2008 15:08:28 Tejun Heo wrote:
> Rusty Russell wrote:
> >     There are three possibilities: (1) force everyone to use void *, (2)
> > force everyone to be type-correct, (3) allow both with some tricks. 
> > Currently we're on (1).  For kthread, with only dozens of users, I chose
> > (2) (very simple, easy to understand).  I think for widespread things
> > like timer and interrupt handlers, I think (3) is the right way to go.
> Yeah, during transition, we definitely want (3).

Hi Tejun.

    I'm thinking an open-ended transition.  I don't see a big reason to churn 
working code, since we can easily support both.

> Yeah, I think we need a good flame war to determine our
> heading and converting timer shouldn't take too much of your time, right?

   Insightful comment, you've convinced me!


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