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SubjectRe: [PATCH 16/18] clocksource: Replace setup_irq() by request_irq()
On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 9:05 AM afzal mohammed <afzal.mohd.ma@gmail.com> wrote:

> request_irq() is preferred over setup_irq(). Existing callers of
> setup_irq() reached mostly via 'init_IRQ()' & 'time_init()', while
> memory allocators are ready by 'mm_init()'.
>
> Per tglx[1], setup_irq() existed in olden days when allocators were not
> ready by the time early interrupts were initialized.
>
> Hence replace setup_irq() by request_irq().
>
> Seldom remove_irq() usage has been observed coupled with setup_irq(),
> wherever that has been found, it too has been replaced by free_irq().
>
> [1] https://lkml.kernel.org/r/alpine.DEB.2.20.1710191609480.1971@nanos
>
> Signed-off-by: afzal mohammed <afzal.mohd.ma@gmail.com>

This makes the kernel a better place.
Acked-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>

Yours,
Linus Walleij

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