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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/3] xen: timers: don't miss a timer event because of stop_timer()

On Wed, 2017-09-27 at 15:39 +0200, Dario Faggioli wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-09-27 at 04:30 -0600, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >  Or wait -
> > wouldn't all you need be to avoid calling stop_timer() in the
> > call tree above, if the timer's expiry has passed (suitably
> > explained in a comment)?
> > 
> Yes. For the reason stated above, I addressed the problem at the
> generic code level. If that doesn't fly, I'll do like this. I had
> thought about that, and although I haven't tried, I think it works
> for
> this case.
Anyway, given the timing, I'll send a v2 of this series, where I do
things as suggested above.

I may want to try again to persuade you (and others) that this needs to
be changed in timer's code. But that will be for another time. :-)

Thanks and Regards,
<<This happens because I choose it to happen!>> (Raistlin Majere)
Dario Faggioli, Ph.D, http://about.me/dario.faggioli
Senior Software Engineer, Citrix Systems R&D Ltd., Cambridge (UK)

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