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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] eventfd: add internal reference counting to fix notifier race conditions
Davide Libenzi wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Gregory Haskins wrote:
>
>
>> Davide Libenzi wrote:
>>
>>> On Mon, 22 Jun 2009, Gregory Haskins wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> To be honest, I am not sure. I would guess its not a *huge* deal,
>>>> though it was obviously enough of a concern to at least discuss it. I
>>>> can definitely say that I think the other issues which are being fixed
>>>> are substantially more important.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Ok then, will repost the revised patch later today.
>>>
>>>
>> Ok sounds good. I did have a chance to take a closer look at your
>> proposal for the key data, and I think it makes a lot of sense. Do you
>> see it as a problem if we defer adding that? Or should we try to add
>> that notion now?
>>
>
> That would need to go eventually via mainline, after some discussion. But
> yes, I believe that using the "key" as simple bitmask is a little
> restrictive.
>

Ok. As long as you do not think we are somehow painting ourselves into
a corner, lets just go with your original plan for the revised patch
sans key changes.

Thanks Davide,
-Greg


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