Re: [KVM PATCH 3/4] eventfd: add generalized notifier interface

From: Davide Libenzi
Date: Thu Jun 18 2009 - 13:51:48 EST

On Thu, 18 Jun 2009, Gregory Haskins wrote:

> We currently open-code notification registration via the f_ops->poll()
> method of the eventfd. Lets abstract this into a notification API
> extension of eventfd, while still using the wait-queue as the underlying
> mechanism. This will allow us to manage the notification mechanism
> internal to eventfd without requiring the clients to change. This also
> gives us the opportunity to implement race-free release() callbacks,
> which we do later in the series.

Another attempt to push KVM stuff into eventfd. NACK.

- Davide

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