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SubjectRe: [patch 00/11] ANNOUNCE: "Syslets", generic asynchronous system call support

* Andi Kleen <> wrote:

> > really, what's the point behind aio_cancel()?
> The main use case is when you open a file requester on a network file
> system where the server is down and you get tired of waiting and press
> "Cancel" it should abort the hanging IO immediately.

ok, that should work fine already - exit in the user context gets
propagated to all async syslet contexts immediately. So if the syscalls
that the syslet uses are reasonably interruptible, it will work out

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