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SubjectRe: [GIT pull] Timer core updates for 4.16
On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 12:48 AM, Thomas Gleixner <> wrote:
> - A rather large rework of the hrtimer infrastructure which introduces
> softirq based hrtimers to replace the spread of hrtimer/tasklet combos
> which force the actual callback execution into softirq context.

I really would have liked to see more of the rationale for this - now
I'm left with just two example drivers, and a "you'll see the cleanups
this allows in future driver pulls".

But pulled, since the code doesn't look disgusting.


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