Re: [take3 1/4] kevent: Core files.

From: David Miller
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 17:35:56 EST

From: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2006 18:55:57 +0400

> I would not call that wrong - system prevents some threads from removing
> kevents which are counted to be transfered to the userspace, i.e. when
> dequeuing was awakened and it had seen some events it is possible, that
> when it will dequeue them part will be removed by other thread, so I
> prevent this.

Queue is all that matters to be synchronized, so it seems
better to have a mutex on the queue rather than a global
one. That way, user can only hurt himself.
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