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Date:   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 09:20:32 -0400
From:   Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        RT-users <linux-rt-users@...r.kernel.org>,
        Sebastian Siewior <bigeasy@...utronix.de>,
        Julia Cartwright <julia@...com>, Wargreen <wargreen@...ib.org>,
        rt-stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch RT 1/4] rtmutex: Make lock_killable work

On Tue, 4 Apr 2017 09:13:02 +0200
Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 03, 2017 at 11:21:26AM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > On Sat, 01 Apr 2017 12:50:59 +0200
> > Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> wrote:
> >   
> > > Locking an rt mutex killable does not work because signal handling is
> > > restricted to TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE.
> > > 
> > > Use signal_pending_state() unconditionaly.  
> > 
> > Does this mean rt mutex killable is not INTERRUPTIBLE? because the
> > change log seems to just assume that.  
> 
> > > -		if (unlikely(state == TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE)) {  
> 
> #define TASK_KILLABLE           (TASK_WAKEKILL | TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE)
> 
> 
> I don't think we need to consider people who don't know where to find
> the TASK_state definitions.

No where in the change log did it mention TASK_KILLABLE. It only talked
about "rt mutex killable". Yeah, I can figure this out, but that
doesn't change that the fact that it was a weak change log.

Thomas has yelled at me for some of my change logs in the past that
were better than this ;-)

-- Steve

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