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Subjectuse of preempt_count instead of in_atomic() at leds-gpio.c
David, Richard,

Is the use of "if (preempt_count())" to know when to defer led gpio work to
a workqueue needed? Shouldn't "if (in_atomic())" be enough?

I have found no other such uses of preempt_count() anywhere in kernel code,
while in_atomic() is used for that sort of heuristic in various places.

Relevant git commit id is: 00852279af5ad26956bc7f4d0e86fdb40192e542
"leds: Teach leds-gpio to handle timer-unsafe GPIOs". It made mainline in
2.6.23-rc1.

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