Subject: Re: Alternative approach for interface events
To: Peter Postma <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/21/2004 12:54:28
At 09:07 AM 9/21/2004, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>>It's not the intention to call it from an interrupt context. Some places
>>to put EVENTHANDLER_INVOKE would be where currently pfil_run_hooks() is
>>called to note about interface changes.
>Ok, then please note that EVENTHANDLER_* is not legal to call from an 
>interrupt context in the manual page that you write for it :-)

Uh, software interrupts are interrupt context so removing the ability
to invoke from them (think callout) would be a severe limitation.

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