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From: Kees Cook <>
To: Allen <>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	Oscar Carter <>,
	Romain Perier <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Will Deacon <>,,,,,,,,,
	Kernel Hardening <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Modernize tasklet callback API
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:33:13 -0700
Message-ID: <202008111427.D00FCCF@keescook> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Aug 03, 2020 at 02:16:15PM +0530, Allen wrote:
> Here's the series re-based on top of 5.8


> Let me know how you would want these to be reviewed.

Was a Coccinelle script used for any of these conversions? I wonder if
it'd be easier to do a single treewide patch for the more mechanical

And, actually, I still think the "prepare" patches should just be
collapsed into the actual "covert" patches -- there are only a few.

After those, yeah, I think getting these sent to their respective
maintainers is the next step.

> Also, I was thinking if removing tasklets completely could be a task
> on KSPP wiki. If yes, I did like to take ownership of that task. I have a
> couple of ideas in mind, which could be discussed in a separate email.

Sure! I will add it to the tracker. Here's for the refactoring:

and here's for the removal:

if you can added details/examples of how they should be removed, that'd
help other folks too, if they wanted to jump in. :)


Kees Cook

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2020-07-30 18:14   ` Kees Cook
2020-08-03  8:46     ` Allen
2020-08-11 12:16       ` Allen
2020-08-11 21:33       ` Kees Cook [this message]
2020-08-12  6:21         ` Takashi Iwai
2020-08-12 11:32           ` Allen
2020-08-12 12:31         ` Allen

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