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Re: [PATCH] cpuidle/mips: remove redundant cpuidle_idle_call()

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cpuidle/mips: remove redundant cpuidle_idle_call()
From: Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:27:20 -0500 (EST)
Cc: Paul Burton <paul.burton@imgtec.com>, "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@rjwysocki.net>, Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@linaro.org>, linux-pm@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, 21 Feb 2014, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 11:09:45AM -0500, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> 
> > I noticed commit c0b5d598aefda in linux-next adds a call to 
> > cpuidle_idle_call().  At the same time we're rationalizing the idle 
> > handling code in order to integrate it with the scheduler proper.  
> > Please note that a similar patch to the one below will be necessary once 
> > everything gets merged together.
> 
> So how shall we merge this patch, shall I fold it into c0b5d598aefda or?

Merging it on your side is probably the best option.  There would be a 
window in mainline during which the callback registered with cpuidle 
won't be invoked, but that is not worse than the v3.13 behavior.


Nicolas

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