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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 3/6] irqchip: RISC-V per-HART local interrupt controller driver
On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 4:40 PM Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On 2020-05-29 11:45, Anup Patel wrote:
> > On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 3:39 PM Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 2020-05-21 14:32, Anup Patel wrote:
>
> [...]
>
> >> > +/* Get the OF device node used by INTC irq domain */
> >> > +struct device_node *riscv_of_intc_domain_node(void)
> >> > +{
> >> > + return intc_domain_node;
> >> > +}
> >> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(riscv_of_intc_domain_node);
> >>
> >> Why do you need this? Why can't the timer node refer to its
> >> interrupt-parent? The irqchip shouldn't be in the business of
> >> working around DT issues.
> >>
> >> At worse, use the default irqdomain if you must, but please
> >> avoid this kind of construct.
> >
> > Even, I don't like exporting riscv_of_intc_domain_node().
> >
> > Thanks for your suggestion, I will certainly use the default irqdomain.
>
> This should be a last resort solution. The irqdomain should
> naturally come from the parent interrupt controller, accessible
> from the device (the timer in this case) node.
>
> Use it to for backward compatibility if you *really* must,
> but this is generally a very bad idea as it allows all kind
> of bizarre fallbacks and hides bugs.

Okay, I will explore other approaches and keep default irqdomain
as a last resort solution.

Regards,
Anup

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