[alsa-devel] [RFC] [PATCH 02/62] mpu401:snd_mpu401_uart_new(): split semantic of irq_flags
yong.zhang0 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 11:15:14 CEST 2011
On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> At Wed, 14 Sep 2011 16:49:57 +0800,
> Yong Zhang wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:24:41AM +0200, Clemens Ladisch wrote:
>> > completely untested:
>> > --8<---------------------------------------------------------------->8--
>> > ALSA: mpu401: clean up interrupt specification
>> > The semantics of snd_mpu401_uart_new()'s interrupt parameters are
>> > somewhat counterintuitive: To prevent the function from allocating its
>> > own interrupt, either the irq number must be invalid, or the irq_flags
>> > parameter must be zero. At the same time, the irq parameter being
>> > invalid specifies that the mpu401 code has to work without an interrupt
>> > allocated by the caller. This implies that, if there is an interrupt
>> > and it is allocated by the caller, the irq parameter must be set to
>> > a valid-looking number which then isn't actually used.
>> > With the removal of IRQF_DISABLED, zero becomes a valid irq_flags value,
>> > which forces us to handle the parameters differently.
>> > This patch introduces a new flag MPU401_INFO_IRQ_HOOK for when the
>> > device interrupt is handled by the caller, and makes the allocation of
>> > the interrupt to depend only on the irq parameter. As suggested by
>> > Takashi, the irq_flags parameter was dropped because, when used, it had
>> > the constant value IRQF_DISABLED.
>> Thanks Clemens. Your patch will eventually save much lines from mine ,
>> actually I only need to touch request_irq() in snd_mpu401_uart_new().
>> But do you have any idea by which tree this patch will go to mainline?
>> Thus I could make a new patch based on it :)
> I applied Clemens' patch now to sound git tree.
> The temporary location is:
> In general, such cross-tree patches should be based on linux-next,
> which should contain the latest subsystem tree. But as kernel.org is
> down now, you can check each subsystem tree.
Thanks for your guide, Takashi !
Will refresh my patch based on that.
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