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SubjectRe: [RFC 5/5] pm: remove kernel thread freezing
On Tue 2017-10-03 22:49:40, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 10:12:04PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > On Tue 2017-10-03 11:53:13, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > > Now that all filesystems which used to rely on kthread
> > > freezing have been converted to filesystem freeze/thawing
> > > we can remove the kernel kthread freezer.
> >
> > Are you surely-sure? You mentioned other in kernel sources of writes;
> > what about those?
>
> You perhaps did not read the cover letter, it describes this patch will very
> likely take time to *ever* apply. We must cover tons of grounds first, to
> address precisely what you say.

Yeah, I was not careful enough reading cover letter. Having series
where 1-4/5 are ready to go, and 5/5 not-good-idea for years to come
is quite confusing.

Really relevant parts of cover letter should be moved to 5/5 and it
should be clearly marked as "not for application".
Pavel
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