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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] checkpatch: Warn on use of yield()
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On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 10:00 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 18:54 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 09:41 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > Perhaps the kernel-doc comments in sched/core.c
> > > should/could be expanded/updated.
> > Something like this?
[]
> > diff --git a/kernel/sched/core.c b/kernel/sched/core.c
[]
> > @@ -4577,8 +4577,24 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(__cond_resched_softirq);
> > /**
> > * yield - yield the current processor to other threads.

Perhaps the phrase "other threads" is poor word choice. Maybe:

yield - yield the current processor to a runnable thread
(might be the current thread)



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