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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RFD] alternative kobject release wait mechanism
    On Wed, 18 Apr 2007 03:49:01 +0900,
    Tejun Heo <> wrote:

    > Oh, one more thing, with proper code audit, we can just make
    > device_unregister() do the waiting instead of adding separate
    > device_unregister_wait(). I think that will be a good step toward
    > immediate-detach driver model.

    Do we really want that? If the release function doesn't sit in the
    module, or if the device_unregister() is done for other reasons in a
    non-module, we don't care about lingering references. There's no need
    to wait (and possibly lock up) there.
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