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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fastboot: Introduce an asynchronous function call mechanism
Hi Arjan.

[ I've switched to the different mail system recently, you could update
you blacklist filter, or we can bury the war axe: ipw2100 still does not
work with power tricks :) ]

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 04:23:16PM -0400, Arjan van de Ven (arjan@infradead.org) wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2008 09:59:05 -0700
> Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> > > >
> > > > Please talk to Evgeniy about his new thread_pool stuff which I've
> > > > suggested become a generic library.
> >
> > ^^ this?
>
> if thread pools can deliver me the same ordering guarantees.....
> which I kinda doubt given the point of the concept of them..

One can schedule execution on given thread in the pool (actually on
given set of threads, which have the same private pointer), if needed
threads are busy, caller will sleep, if there are no such threads,
execution fails. Although I'm not quite sure this is exactly what you
asked for.

--
Evgeniy Polyakov


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