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

From: Jeff Garzik <jeff_at_garzik.org>
Date: 2007-10-25 18:51:57
Stephane Eranian wrote:
> Jeff,
> 
> 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.

I was hoping some IA-64 person could speak authoritatively on the subject :)

	Jeff



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