Re: [PATCH] staging: ks7010: fix wait_for_completion_interruptible_timeout return handling
From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Mon Jul 25 2016 - 16:54:18 EST
On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:21:50PM +0200, Nicholas Mc Guire wrote:
> wait_for_completion_interruptible_timeout return 0 on timeout and
> -ERESTARTSYS if interrupted. The check for
> !wait_for_completion_interruptible_timeout() would report an interrupt
> as timeout. Further, while HZ/50 will work most of the time it could
Wouldn't it interpret -ERESTARTSYS as *no timeout*?
Anyway, the plain !0 comparison for me clearly shows that
'interruptible' was more copy&pasted then really planned or supported.
If it was, it would need to cancel something. Also, 20ms is pretty hard
to cancel for a user ;) Given all that and the troubles we had with
'interruptible' in the I2C subsystem, I'd much vote for dropping
> fail for HZ < 50, so this is switched to msecs_to_jiffies(20).
Rest looks good, thanks!
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