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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix loop with disabled tasklets
    > > queue if it remains disabled forever. tasklet_kill will deadlock on a
    > > tasklet that is disabled.
    > I think this is the responsability of the device driver writer (or who ever
    > uses it). AFAIK there is no defined behavior for this case. I vote for
    > removing the tasklet without it ever being run.

    I don't think the semantics actually matter too much. That would be mostly
    down to timing. Surely its sufficient to say something like "when
    tasklet_kill returns the tasklet will not be scheduled or execute further"

    Do we care if it ran ? And do we want to imply any locking properties we
    might have to maintain?
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