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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] locking/lockdep: Revise Documentation/locking/crossrelease.txt
On 11/10/2017 4:30 PM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Byungchul Park <> wrote:
>> Event C depends on event A.
>> Event A depends on event B.
>> Event B depends on event C.
>> - NOTE: Precisely speaking, a dependency is one between whether a
>> - waiter for an event can be woken up and whether another waiter for
>> - another event can be woken up. However from now on, we will describe
>> - a dependency as if it's one between an event and another event for
>> - simplicity.
> Why was this explanation removed?
>> -Lockdep tries to detect a deadlock by checking dependencies created by
>> -lock operations, acquire and release. Waiting for a lock corresponds to
>> -waiting for an event, and releasing a lock corresponds to triggering an
>> -event in the previous section.
>> +Lockdep tries to detect a deadlock by checking circular dependencies
>> +created by lock operations, acquire and release, which are wait and
>> +event respectively.
> What? You changed a readable paragraph into an unreadable one.
> Sorry, this text needs to be acked by someone with good English skills, and I
> don't have the time right now to fix it all up. Please send minimal, obvious
> typo/grammar fixes only.

I will send one including minimal fixes at the next spin.


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