Re: [RFC][PATCH] irq_work -v2

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Fri Jun 25 2010 - 15:40:29 EST

On Fri, 2010-06-25 at 21:30 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> I'm not sure what all the logic for entry enqueued by someone
> else is good for? Is that for the case you don't have enough
> entries preallocated and you share them with someone else?
> Normally if the sharing is per cpu that would be difficult
> to recover from because if it's due to a nest situation (for example)
> you would deadlock.
> For me it would seem simpler to simply not share.

perf has two different reasons to for the callback, what I do is set the
state and enqueue, if its already enqueued the pending callback will
handle both.

Its cheaper than having two callback structures per event.

We can expose the claim/enqueue thing separately so that users can
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