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Date:   Wed, 30 Aug 2017 08:23:47 +0200
From:   Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
To:     Byungchul Park <byungchul.park@....com>
Cc:     Byungchul Park <max.byungchul.park@...il.com>,
        Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>, johannes.berg@...el.com,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>, tglx@...utronix.de,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        kernel-team@....com
Subject: Re: [RFC] workqueue: remove manual lockdep uses to detect deadlocks

On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 10:53:39AM +0900, Byungchul Park wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 08:57:27PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 12:49:26AM +0900, Byungchul Park wrote:
> > > > However, how would it distinguish things like flushing another work
> > > 
> > > I think it must be distinguished with what it actually waits for, e.i.
> > > completion
> > > variables instead of work or wq. I will make it next week and let you know.
> > 
> > So no. The existing annotations are strictly better than relying on
> > cross-release.
> 
> Thank you for exaplanation but, as I already said, this is why I said
> "I don't think it's the same level currently. But, I can make it with
> some modification." to TJ:
> 
> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1479560.html
> 
> And also I mentioned we might need the current code inevitably but, the
> existing annotations are never good and why here:
> 
> https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org/msg1480173.html

I can read the words, but have no idea what you're trying to say.

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