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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] export wake_up_process on 2.2.17
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > well, if you do your own locking then yes. With waitqueues you need no
    > extra locking as far as thread exits go, and they are more generic.
    > wake_up_process() is used only a few very specific and kernel-internal
    > cases.

    We followed the bdflush() example. Should we still use wake_up_process,
    or waitqueues for a bdflush-type kernel thread? What will future
    versions of bdflush use (or will bdflush simply be replaced with
    something better)?

    Thanks!

    -M
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