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From: Jarek Poplawski <>
To: Oleg Nesterov <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,
	David Howells <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	Steven Rostedt <>,
	Tejun Heo <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] make cancel_xxx_work_sync() return a boolean
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 07:37:44 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070703053744.GB1657@ff.dom.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sun, Jul 01, 2007 at 07:37:10PM +0400, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> Change cancel_work_sync() and cancel_delayed_work_sync() to return a boolean
> indicating whether the work was actually cancelled. A zero return value means
> that the work was not pending/queued.
> Without that kind of change it is not possible to avoid flush_workqueue()
> sometimes, see the next patch as an example.
> Also, this patch unifies both functions and kills the (unlikely) busy-wait loop.
> Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <>

Acked-by: Jarek Poplawski <>

      reply	other threads:[~2007-07-03  5:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-07-01 15:37 Oleg Nesterov
2007-07-03  5:37 ` Jarek Poplawski [this message]

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