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Date:	Tue, 24 Jul 2007 11:35:58 +0200
From:	Thomas Graf <tgraf@...g.ch>
To:	Richard MUSIL <richard.musil@...com>
Cc:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [GENETLINK]: Question: global lock (genl_mutex) possible refinement?

* Richard MUSIL <richard.musil@...com> 2007-07-23 18:45
> I have been giving it a second thought and came up with something more
> complex. The idea is to have locking granularity at the level of
> individual families.

I agree in general, it would make up a better solution.

However, your initial patch allows operations and families to be
unregistered while message of the same family are being processed
which must not be allowed.

Please provide a new overall patch which is not based on your
initial patch so I can review your idea properly.
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