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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kthread abstraction, take two
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>
> This is a new version of the ktread abstraction which incorporates
> suggestions by Andi Kleen, Jeff Garzik and Andrew Morton.
>
> The changes are:
>
> - kthread_start now takes a void * for the user-data, so it doesn't
> have to be part of struct kthread.
> - the main method of struct kthread now returns an integers, if it
> is negative, the thread will be stopped.
> - kthread_main no more does the scheduling, it has to be done by
> the mainloop now.

Nice. I like it.

Would you consider converting a few places in the kernel to use kthread,
just as an example to show people what a sample implementation would
look like?

Jeff



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