Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 08:21:13 +0200 From: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Cc: Allen <allen.lkml@...il.com>, devel@...verdev.osuosl.org, linux-s390@...r.kernel.org, alsa-devel@...a-project.org, Oscar Carter <oscar.carter@....com>, Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>, Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-input@...r.kernel.org, kgdb-bugreport@...ts.sourceforge.net, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, Romain Perier <romain.perier@...il.com>, Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>, "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net> Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Modernize tasklet callback API On Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:33:13 +0200, Kees Cook wrote: > > On Mon, Aug 03, 2020 at 02:16:15PM +0530, Allen wrote: > > Here's the series re-based on top of 5.8 > > https://github.com/allenpais/tasklets/tree/V3 > > Great! > > > Let me know how you would want these to be reviewed. > > Was a Coccinelle script used for any of these conversions? I wonder if > it'd be easier to do a single treewide patch for the more mechanical > changes. > > And, actually, I still think the "prepare" patches should just be > collapsed into the actual "covert" patches -- there are only a few. > > After those, yeah, I think getting these sent to their respective > maintainers is the next step. > > > Also, I was thinking if removing tasklets completely could be a task > > on KSPP wiki. If yes, I did like to take ownership of that task. I have a > > couple of ideas in mind, which could be discussed in a separate email. > > Sure! I will add it to the tracker. Here's for the refactoring: > https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/30 > > and here's for the removal: > https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/94 > > if you can added details/examples of how they should be removed, that'd > help other folks too, if they wanted to jump in. :) I have a patch set to convert the remaining tasklet usage in sound drivers to either the threaded IRQ or the work, but it wasn't submitted / merged for 5.8 due to the obvious conflict with your API changes. Each conversion is rather simple, but it's always a question of the nature of each tasklet usage which alternative is the best fit. FWIW, the current version is found in test/kill-tasklet branch of sound git tree git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound.git thanks, Takashi
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