Re: [PATCH 01/25] charger_manager: don't use [delayed_]work_pending()

From: Anton Vorontsov
Date: Sat Jan 05 2013 - 17:18:44 EST

On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 05:56:51PM -0800, Tejun Heo wrote:
> There's no need to test whether a (delayed) work item in pending
> before queueing, flushing or cancelling it. Most uses are unnecessary
> and quite a few of them are buggy.
> Remove unnecessary pending tests and rewrite _setup_polling() so that
> it uses mod_delayed_work() if the next polling interval is sooner than
> currently scheduled. queue_delayed_work() is used otherwise.
> Only compile tested. I noticed that two work items - setup_polling
> and cm_monitor_work - schedule each other. It's a very unusual
> construct and I'm fairly sure it's racy. You can't break such
> circular dependency by calling cancel on each. I strongly recommend
> revising the mechanism.
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Anton Vorontsov <cbou@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Donggeun Kim <>
> Cc: MyungJoo Ham <myungjoo.ham@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Please let me know how this patch should be routed. I can take it
> through the workqueue tree if necessary.

Charger manager is a fast moving target, so it is prone to conflict; it is
better if I take it via battery-2.6.git tree. It is merged, thanks a lot!

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