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SubjectRe: Notifier chains are unsafe
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Andreas Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:
> Am Mi 26.10.2005 02:01 schrieb Chandra Seetharaman
> <sekharan@us.ibm.com>:
>
>> > Better would be likely to use RCU.
>>
>> RCU will be a problem if the registered notifiers need to block.
> ?
> Actually blocking should be ok, as long as the blocking notifier doesn't
> unregister
> itself. The current next pointer will be always reloaded after the
> blocking.

Blocking would be OK as long as you reference count the objects.
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