Re: [PATCH 1/2] sched/wait: add round robin wakeup mode

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Tue Feb 10 2015 - 11:12:07 EST

On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 10:59:01AM -0500, Jason Baron wrote:
> hmmm...but don't we need the head/tail of the list to add it back too?

Ah, good point that ;-)

> Further, we can't just append to tail while walking the list b/c
> otherwise it can result in multiple wakeups to the same item. So I could
> add to a local list, for example, in __wake_up_common(). And then just
> add that to the tail once the list_for_each() finishes.

True; you can do horrible things, but I think that is the safest option

> In terms of the flag, maybe another option would be to have the
> wait_queue_func_t return a 'ROTATE_ME' value instead
> of 1, since I think we currently only make use of 0 and 1?

Lets stick with the flag then.
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