[Intel-gfx] [PATCH 1/4] drm/i915: add msecs_to_jiffies_timeout to guarantee minimum duration
imre.deak at intel.com
Wed May 22 11:57:01 CEST 2013
On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 11:46 +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Jani Nikula
> <jani.nikula at linux.intel.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 May 2013, Imre Deak <imre.deak at intel.com> wrote:
> >> We need this to avoid premature timeouts whenever scheduling a timeout
> >> based on the current jiffies value. For an explanation see .
> >> The following patches will take the helper into use.
> >> Once the more generic solution proposed in the thread at  is accepted
> >> this patch can be reverted while keeping the follow-up patches.
> >>  http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=136854294730957&w=2
> > With the name clashes, what happens when the generic solution is merged?
> > Blows up the build? To avoid confusion with merging upstream and
> > potential stable backports, should we err on the safe side and rename
> > these? Or add suitable trickery to use the generic version when
> > available?
> linux-next should catch such fallout and we can fix up things in the
> merge. And since Linus has intel graphics I expect that he'll catch it
> if it fails to compile ;-)
Yea, I haven't thought this through properly. But after discussing with
Jani, this seems to be doable. I only hope Linus won't have to resolve
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