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Re: Equivalent of Linux Workqueues
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 11:47:39AM +0100, haad wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Emmanuel Dreyfus
> <manu%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> > Hello
> > Another caveat with DADHI porting: that require something like
> > Linux Workqueues feature:
> > http://www.kernel.org/doc/htmldocs/device-drivers/ch01s06.html
> > (It only uses schedule_work, cancel_work_sync and flush_work).
> > This is about queuing function execution, cancel it, or wait for it
> > to complete, Do we have something similar in our kernel, or should
> > I implement a dedicated thread with a queue of functions to run?
> NetBSD has , I'm not sure if that's enough for you.
>  http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?workqueue++NetBSD-current
We can't destroy an enqueued work, nor wait for it to complete.
But this can probably be worked around by using a condvar.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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