Subject: Re: p_flag in struct proc: int -> uint64_t
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/2006 10:43:17
On Sun, Oct 08, 2006 at 05:05:54PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Oct 8, 2006, at 1:10 AM, Juergen Hannken-Illjes wrote:
> >- Specificdata_setspecific() and the functions using it should also
> > (and possibly fail) if called from a non-sleepable context.
> >Either a
> > flag (WAIT/NOWAIT) or a special function xxx_nowait().
> Do you need INTERRUPT context? If so, it's non-trivial to support
> that, and it points to a need to restructure the calling code.
> Or is it simply a matter of not wanting to block while holding other
The latter. Call xxx_set() and xxx_get() with locks held.
Juergen Hannken-Illjes - firstname.lastname@example.org - TU Braunschweig (Germany)