Re: [PATCH] IA64/perfmon: kill dead code, clean irq handling

From: Stephane Eranian <>
Date: 2007-10-25 18:46:15

On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 07:09:08PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> By deleting unused code, this makes perfmon irq handling more efficient,
> as well as reducing code size.
> * remove unused pfm_install_alt_pmu_interrupt()
> * remove unused pfm_remove_alt_pmu_interrupt()
I have not problem with the patch except maybe for those two functions.
How do you know they are not used?
Have you checked the VTUNE open-source driver?
I thought at some point they were using this hook.

> * remove now-unused pfm_alt_intr_handler pointer, and associated
>   function call in perfmon interrupt handler.
> * remove unused 'irq' argument from pfm_do_interrupt_handler()
> * un-indent code in pfm_interrupt_handler() now that
>   pfm_alt_intr_handler is no longer used.
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