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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:23:17 +0200
From:   Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Jaroslav Kysela <perex@...ex.cz>,
        David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        moderated for non-subscribers <alsa-devel@...a-project.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sound: oss: waveartist: Convert timers to use timer_setup()

On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:17:25 +0200,
Kees Cook wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 3:06 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de> wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Oct 2017 22:07:34 +0200,
> > Kees Cook wrote:
> >>
> >> On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 12:25 PM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, 24 Oct 2017 17:35:21 +0200,
> >> > Kees Cook wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> In preparation for unconditionally passing the struct timer_list pointer to
> >> >> all timer callbacks, switch to using the new timer_setup() and from_timer()
> >> >> to pass the timer pointer explicitly.
> >> >>
> >> >> Cc: Jaroslav Kysela <perex@...ex.cz>
> >> >> Cc: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.com>
> >> >> Cc: David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
> >> >> Cc: alsa-devel@...a-project.org
> >> >> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> >> >
> >> > I'll skip this as sound/oss/* is already disabled in recent kernels in
> >> > kbuild, and we're going to remove the whole code soon later.
> >>
> >> At the end of these conversions, the old init_timer() and
> >> setup_timer() APIs will be removed, which would break anything still
> >> trying to use it (obviously). But if sound/oss/* is _already_
> >> unbuildable, then sure, this is fine by me to leave out. :)
> >
> > I see a few still remaining users of setup_timer() in sound/*.
> > Do you already have conversion patches?  They are all trivial, so I
> > can cook up in minutes, too.
> 
> I haven't sent the trivial ones (since I am expecting to do a treewide
> mechanical change for those). I can send you the rest as a patch
> instead, if you want?

Yeah, sure, earlier is easier for me :)


Takashi

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