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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:29:58 -0400
From:	Tejun Heo <>
To:	Lai Jiangshan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] workqueue: clear leftover flags when detached

On Tue, Jun 03, 2014 at 03:32:52PM +0800, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
> When a worker is detached, the worker->flags may still have WORKER_UNBOUND
> or WORKER_REBOUND, it is OK for all cases:
>   1) if it is a normal worker, the worker will be dead, it is OK.
>   2) if it is a rescuer, it may re-attach to a pool with this leftover flag[s],
>      it is still correct except it may cause unneeded wakeup.
> It is correct but not good, so we just remove the leftover flags.
> Signed-off-by: Lai Jiangshan <>

Applied to wq/for-3.17.


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