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SubjectRe: [RFC] Add support for semaphore-like structure with support for asynchronous I/O
on den 30.03.2005 Klokka 15:44 (-0800) skreiv Andrew Morton:
> Trond Myklebust <> wrote:
> >
> > This is required in order to allow threads such as rpciod or keventd
> > itself (for which sleeping may cause deadlocks) to ask the iosem manager
> > code to simply queue the work that need to run once the iosem has been
> > granted. That work function is then, of course, responsible for
> > releasing the iosem when it is done.
> I see. I think. Should we be using those aio/N threads for this? They
> don't seem to do much else...

That would be quite OK by me if nobody objects.

Trond Myklebust <>

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