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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 5/9] sched: move task rq locking functions to sched.h
On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 07:48:17PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> (2015/02/10 2:31), Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> > Move task_rq_lock/unlock() to sched.h so they can be used elsewhere.
> > The livepatch code needs to lock each task's rq in order to safely
> > examine its stack and switch it to a new patch universe.
>
> Hmm, why don't you just expose (extern in sched.h) those?

One reason was because task_rq_unlock was already static inline, and I
didn't want to un-inline it. But that's probably a dumb reason, since I
inlined task_rq_lock and it wasn't inlined before.

But also, there are some other inlined locking functions in sched.h:
double_lock_balance, double_rq_lock, double_lock_irq, etc. So it just
seemed to "fit" better there.

Either way works for me. I'll ask some scheduler people.

--
Josh


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