Re: [PATCH RESEND 2/3 v2.6.39-rc7] block: make disk_block_events()properly wait for work cancellation

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue May 17 2011 - 18:47:33 EST

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 8:27 AM, Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Spinlock inside mutex seemed a bit strange but yeah that probably is
> the simpliest way.

Do you really even need the spinlock at all?

Just make the semaphore protect the count - and you're done.

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