[tip: timers/core] posix-cpu-timers: Fixup stale comment
From: tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
Date: Thu Aug 22 2019 - 22:12:26 EST
The following commit has been merged into the timers/core branch of tip:
Author: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
AuthorDate: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:31:45 +02:00
Committer: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CommitterDate: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:09:53 +02:00
posix-cpu-timers: Fixup stale comment
The comment above cleanup_timers() is outdated. The timers are only removed
from the task/process list heads but not modified in any other way.
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@xxxxxxxxxx>
kernel/time/posix-cpu-timers.c | 7 ++++---
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/kernel/time/posix-cpu-timers.c b/kernel/time/posix-cpu-timers.c
index 0a426f4..742d4a4 100644
@@ -412,9 +412,10 @@ static void cleanup_timers_list(struct list_head *head)
- * Clean out CPU timers still ticking when a thread exited. The task
- * pointer is cleared, and the expiry time is replaced with the residual
- * time for later timer_gettime calls to return.
+ * Clean out CPU timers which are still armed when a thread exits. The
+ * timers are only removed from the list. No other updates are done. The
+ * corresponding posix timers are still accessible, but cannot be rearmed.
* This must be called with the siglock held.
static void cleanup_timers(struct list_head *head)