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Subject[PATCH] Markers : marker_synchronize_unregister()
Create marker_synchronize_unregister() which must be called before the end of
exit() to make sure every probe callers have exited the non preemptible section
and thus are not executing the probe code anymore.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
CC: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
CC: akpm@linux-foundation.org
CC: "Frank Ch. Eigler" <fche@redhat.com>
---
include/linux/marker.h | 7 +++++++
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

Index: linux-2.6-lttng/include/linux/marker.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6-lttng.orig/include/linux/marker.h 2008-07-31 09:12:52.000000000 -0400
+++ linux-2.6-lttng/include/linux/marker.h 2008-07-31 09:19:31.000000000 -0400
@@ -142,4 +142,11 @@ extern int marker_probe_unregister_priva
extern void *marker_get_private_data(const char *name, marker_probe_func *probe,
int num);

+/*
+ * marker_synchronize_unregister must be called between the last marker probe
+ * unregistration and the end of module exit to make sure there is no caller
+ * executing a probe when it is freed.
+ */
+#define marker_synchronize_unregister() synchronize_sched()
+
#endif
--
Mathieu Desnoyers
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