Re: [PATCH 0/4] Android Alarm Driver Cleanups (for staging-next/3.5)

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Apr 20 2012 - 18:08:51 EST

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 12:31:43PM -0700, John Stultz wrote:
> This patch-set moves the Android alarm driver in staging to use
> the upstreamed CLOCK_BOOTTIME and alarmtimer interfaces, allowing
> us to greatly shrink the alarm driver.
> The Google Android team has been using these patches in its AOSP tree
> for a little while without any reported issues.
> The only gotcha is that I needed to make one alarmtimer interface
> non-static in order to support the android alarm driver. This sort
> of is a grey area for the staging tree, but I'm the author of the
> upstreamed alarmtimer code, and Thomas (cc'ed) had no objection
> to this patch going in via the staging tree, instead of -tip so
> this should be ok (and much simpler then dealing with
> cross-maintainer dependencies).
> Greg: Would you mind applying this set to staging-next for 3.5?

It took some messing with (due to some over-eager people fixing spelling
mistakes and compiler warnings that you didn't have in your tree), but
I've applied these now. Thanks for doing this work.

But, as I already said, this patch set produces some big compiler
warnings, can you please fix them up before I get nasty messages from
the linux-next maintainer?


greg k-h
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