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Date:   Sun, 29 Jan 2017 11:22:06 -0500
From:   Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>
To:     Davidlohr Bueso <dave@...olabs.net>, hpa@...or.com,
        akpm@...ux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        tglx@...utronix.de, paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, mingo@...nel.org,
        peterz@...radead.org, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org
Cc:     linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -tip] sched/wake_q: Clarify queue reinit

On 01/29/2017 10:15 AM, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:
> As of bcc9a76d5ac (locking/rwsem: Reinit wake_q after use), the
> comment regarding the list reinitialization no longer applies,
> update it with the new wake_q_init() helper.
>
> Signed-off-by: Davidlohr Bueso <dbueso@...e.de>
> ---
> include/linux/sched.h | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
> index 3640bde9f982..c0bc626c531f 100644
> --- a/include/linux/sched.h
> +++ b/include/linux/sched.h
> @@ -998,8 +998,8 @@ enum cpu_idle_type {
>  *
>  * The DEFINE_WAKE_Q macro declares and initializes the list head.
>  * wake_up_q() does NOT reinitialize the list; it's expected to be
> - * called near the end of a function, where the fact that the queue is
> - * not used again will be easy to see by inspection.
> + * called near the end of a function. Otherwise, the list can be
> + * re-initialized for later re-use by wake_q_init().
>  *
>  * Note that this can cause spurious wakeups. schedule() callers
>  * must ensure the call is done inside a loop, confirming that the

Acked-by: Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>

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