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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/17] freezer: rename thaw_process() to __thaw_task() and simplify the implementation

On Sun, Nov 06, 2011 at 05:34:27PM +0530, Srivatsa S. Bhat wrote:
> On 11/01/2011 12:35 AM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> > * task_lock() is needed to prevent the race with refrigerator() which may
> ^^^^^^
> __refrigerator()?

I don't think this really matters. Maybe just drop () from the

> Rebasing to latest kernel, we need to do the conversion in mm/oom_kill.c as well,
> (and consequently add __thaw_task() empty function under !CONFIG_FREEZER, in
> include/linux/freezer.h)

Yes, for merging, we should do that, but for longer term, as we can
modify freezing condition with relative ease now, I think we should
make tasks being killed ignore freezer instead of relying on
explicitly calling __thaw_task() which is inherently racy.

Thank you.


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