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SubjectRe: [PATCH] export wake_up_process on 2.2.17
Ingo Molnar wrote:
> well, if you do your own locking then yes. With waitqueues you need no
> extra locking as far as thread exits go, and they are more generic.
> wake_up_process() is used only a few very specific and kernel-internal
> cases.

We followed the bdflush() example. Should we still use wake_up_process,
or waitqueues for a bdflush-type kernel thread? What will future
versions of bdflush use (or will bdflush simply be replaced with
something better)?


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