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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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