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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 1/2] futex: Split key setup from key queue locking and read
On Wed, 31 Jul 2019, Gabriel Krisman Bertazi wrote:
> Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> writes:
>
> > On Tue, 30 Jul 2019, Gabriel Krisman Bertazi wrote:
> >
> >> split the futex key setup from the queue locking and key reading. This
> >> is useful to support the setup of multiple keys at the same time, like
> >> what is done in futex_requeue() and what will be done for the
> >
> > What has this to do with futex_requeue()? Absolutely nothing unleass you
> > can reused that code there, which I doubt.
>
> futex_requeue is another place where more than one key is setup at a
> time. Just that. I think it could be reused there, but this change is
> out of scope for this patch.

No it can't. And if it could, then it would be definitely in scope of this
patch set to reuse functionality.

Thanks,

tglx

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