Re: [PATCH v4 00/24] lockless n_tty receive path

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Mon Jun 17 2013 - 16:01:44 EST

On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 09:14:12AM -0400, Peter Hurley wrote:
> Greg,
> As before, this patchset is dependent on the 'ldsem patchset'.
> The reason is that this series abandons tty->receive_room as
> a flow control mechanism (because that requires locking),
> and the TIOCSETD ioctl _without ldsem_ uses tty->receive_room
> to shutoff i/o.
> It is also dependent on 'n_tty fixes' which I recently resent
> to you.

Thanks for rebasing all of this, and resending it. It's late in the
3.11 development cycle, so I'm going to wait unto 3.11-rc1 is out to
queue it up for 3.12, to get it lots of testing in linux-next. So don't
worry, they aren't lost, just waiting a few more weeks before I can
apply them.


greg k-h
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