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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] create workqueue threads only when needed
On Mon, 02 Feb 2009 10:01:56 +0100
Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> wrote:

> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > On Mon, 02 Feb 2009 08:37:41 +1100
> > Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> >> That's were thread pools kick in ... tried using Dave Howells slow
> >> work ?
> >
> > async function calls are pretty much the same and actually in
> > mainlinme. Dave Howells stuff in addition plays some extremely
> > weird refcounting games that I cannot imagine anyone but him
> > needing...
>
> I haven't looked at this particular slow-work implementation. Do you
> refer to some internal refcounting or to some refcounting as a service
> for the API user?

the later. which I find a bit weird ;)


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