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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 10/10] af_unix: use freezable blocking calls in read
On Thursday, May 02, 2013 05:08:12 PM Tejun Heo wrote:
> On Wed, May 01, 2013 at 06:35:08PM -0700, Colin Cross wrote:
> > Avoid waking up every thread sleeping in read call on an AF_UNIX
> > socket during suspend and resume by calling a freezable blocking
> > call. Previous patches modified the freezer to avoid sending
> > wakeups to threads that are blocked in freezable blocking calls.
> >
> > This call was selected to be converted to a freezable call because
> > it doesn't hold any locks or release any resources when interrupted
> > that might be needed by another freezing task or a kernel driver
> > during suspend, and is a common site where idle userspace tasks are
> > blocked.
> Heh, so you are aware of the deadlock possibilities. Good selection
> of spots. For all the conversion patches.
> Acked-by: Tejun Heo <>

I wonder if that includes [3/10] (just to get the record straight)?


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Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.

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