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Date:   Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:06:01 -0400
From:   Steven Rostedt <>
To:     Joel Fernandes <>
Cc:     Masami Hiramatsu <>,
        "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <>,
        LKML <>,
        "Cc: Android Kernel" <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Paul McKenney <>,
        Mathieu Desnoyers <>,
        Namhyung Kim <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH ftrace/core] tracing: irqsoff: Account for additional

On Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:01:34 -0700
Joel Fernandes <> wrote:

> > Even though, it should be verified or atleast commented on the function header.  
> Ok.  ftrace/core has been fixed since since so this patch is outdated
> and isn't needed any more, but I agree a separate patch doc comment
> would help make it clear about this fact. Both IRQ and preempt
> tracepoints work this way, they fire only within their critical
> section.

Note, I'm keeping the patch in the git history. As an artifact that can
be found easily when looking at this code for further enhancements.

Feel free to send a patch that adds comments to these callbacks.

-- Steve

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