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Date:	Mon, 1 Apr 2013 19:24:31 -0700
From:	Tejun Heo <>
To:	Lai Jiangshan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2 tj/for-3.10] workqueue: add wq->freezing and remove

Hello, Lai.

On Tue, Apr 02, 2013 at 10:17:33AM +0800, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
> ->flags is hot and almost read-only(except __WQ_DRAINING).
> __WQ_DRAINING bit is accessed for every queue_work(), so we add it to hot ->flags.
> __WQ_ORDERED is read-only.
> ->freezing is cold and non-read-only.
> I don't think we need to add __WQ_FREEZING to ->flags.

Hmm... I'm not following.  If you have multiple hot flags which may be
used from different CPUs, yeah, you may want to put them in separate
cachelines but cold flags don't really matter either way so why put it
in a separate field?  Can you please elaborate?


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