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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove bogus WARN_ON in futex_wait
On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 12:23:50PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
>
> futex_wait goes to an interruptible sleep, but does a WARN_ON later
> if it wakes up early. But waking up early is totally legal, since
> the sleep is interruptible and any signal can wake it up.

That's not what the WARN_ON is saynig, unless I'm missing
something. It's checking if we were woken up early and there's no
signal pending for us.

Cheers,
Muli

> Remove the WARN_ON checking for that.
>
> diff -u linux/kernel/Makefile-o linux/kernel/Makefile
> diff -u linux/kernel/futex.c-o linux/kernel/futex.c
> --- linux/kernel/futex.c-o 2004-03-21 21:12:13.000000000 +0100
> +++ linux/kernel/futex.c 2004-05-19 10:01:02.000000000 +0200
> @@ -504,8 +504,6 @@
> return 0;
> if (time == 0)
> return -ETIMEDOUT;
> - /* A spurious wakeup should never happen. */
> - WARN_ON(!signal_pending(current));
> return -EINTR;
>
> out_unqueue:
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