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Re: [PATCH] NEC EMMA2RH support

To: dmitry pervushin <dpervushin@ru.mvista.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NEC EMMA2RH support
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 12:17:04 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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dmitry pervushin wrote:
> On ???, 2006-05-18 at 19:54 +0900, Yoichi Yuasa wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Thu, 18 May 2006 14:00:23 +0400
> > dmitry pervushin <dpervushin@ru.mvista.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > Index: linux-malta/arch/mips/emma2rh/markeins/int-handler.S
> > > ===================================================================
> > > --- /dev/null
> > > +++ linux-malta/arch/mips/emma2rh/markeins/int-handler.S
> > 
> > You should rewrite the assembler interrupt handler to C code.
> Why ?? Could you please comment the statement ?

The other handlers were rewritten in C recently.

> May be, I have
> misunderstood the modern ways in linux kernel development, but I am
> pretty sure that assembler interrupt handler will be faster than C
> code.

Only marginally, it doesn't outweigh the maintenance trouble.


Thiemo

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