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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-tegra@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com>,
	Jonathan Hunter <jonathanh@nvidia.com>,
	Dmitry Osipenko <digetx@gmail.com>,
	Sowjanya Komatineni <skomatineni@nvidia.com>,
	Venkat Reddy Talla <vreddytalla@nvidia.com>,
	kernel-team@android.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/4] genirq/irqdomain: Allow partial trimming of irq_data hierarchy
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 14:54:57 +0200
Message-ID: <877ds25h7i.fsf@nanos.tec.linutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <738593a42b62ea7905e4a680775cb996@kernel.org>

On Wed, Oct 07 2020 at 09:53, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 2020-10-07 09:05, Marc Zyngier wrote:
>> On 2020-10-06 21:39, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>>> This is butt ugly, really. Especially the use case where the tegra PMC
>>> domain removes itself from the hierarchy from .alloc()
>> 
>> I don't disagree at all. It is both horrible and dangerous.
>> 
>> My preference would have been to split the PMC domain into discrete
>> domains, each one having having its own depth. But that's incredibly
>> hard to express in DT, and would break the combination of old/new
>> DT and kernel.

Moo.

>>> That said, I don't have a better idea either. Sigh...
>> 
>> A (very minor) improvement would be to turn the trim call in the PMC
>> driver into a flag set in the first invalid irq_data structure, and
>> let __irq_domain_alloc_irqs() do the dirty work.
>> 
>> Still crap, but at least would prevent some form of abuse. Thoughts?
>
> Actually, I wonder whether we can have a more general approach:
>
> A partial hierarchy that doesn't have an irq_data->chip pointer
> populated cannot be valid. So I wonder if the least ugly thing to do
> is to just drop any messing about in the PMC driver, and instead to
> let __irq_domain_alloc_irqs() do the culling, always, by looking for a
> NULL pointer in irq_data->chip.
>
> Not any less ugly, but at least doesn't need any driver intervention.

I like that approach.

Thanks,

        tglx

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-06 10:11 [PATCH v2 0/4] soc/tegra: Prevent the PMC driver from corrupting interrupt routing Marc Zyngier
2020-10-06 10:11 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] genirq/irqdomain: Allow partial trimming of irq_data hierarchy Marc Zyngier
2020-10-06 20:39   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-10-07  8:05     ` Marc Zyngier
2020-10-07  8:53       ` Marc Zyngier
2020-10-07 12:23         ` Marc Zyngier
2020-10-07 12:54         ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2020-10-06 10:11 ` [PATCH v2 2/4] gpio: tegra186: Allow optional irq parent callbacks Marc Zyngier
2020-10-06 10:11 ` [PATCH v2 3/4] soc/tegra: pmc: " Marc Zyngier
2020-10-06 10:11 ` [PATCH v2 4/4] soc/tegra: pmc: Don't create fake interrupt hierarchy levels Marc Zyngier
2020-10-06 12:39 ` [PATCH v2 0/4] soc/tegra: Prevent the PMC driver from corrupting interrupt routing Thierry Reding

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