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    SubjectRe: Changing thread_info->task, does it harm?
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    On Sun, 2005-08-14 at 15:41 +0300, Samer Sarhan wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I had a design problem of a Linux module (Linux 2.6.11) that lead me to do this:
    >
    > int work_fn(void* data);
    > task_t my_task;
    > task_t* kthread = kthread_create(work_fn, NULL, "Task 1");
    > // assume kthread create was successfully...
    > my_task = *kthread;
    > // change what current maceo points to...
    > kthread->thread_info->task = &my_task;
    > ...


    why ?


    > well... is it dangerous to change what current macro points to through
    > changing thread_info->task?

    it most likely is.

    1) Why do you think you need to do this ??
    2) What are you trying to solve?
    3) What is the URL to the sourcecode of your module ?


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