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Date:   Fri, 10 Aug 2018 11:48:28 -0700
From:   James Bottomley <>
To:     Tadeusz Struk <>,
        Jarkko Sakkinen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 2/2] tpm: add support for nonblocking operation

On Fri, 2018-08-10 at 11:21 -0700, Tadeusz Struk wrote:
> and the feedback I got from Jason was:
> "I wonder if it is worth creating this when the first file is
> opened.. Lots of systems have TPMs but few use the userspace.."
> so I changed this to allocate the WQ on first open. I think it makes
> sense, but I leave it to you to decide.

If the reason is to not create a wq unless it's needed, shouldn't the
condition actually be first open with flag O_NONBLOCK?


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