Re: [PATCH 07/10] futex: use freezable blocking call

From: Colin Cross
Date: Mon Apr 29 2013 - 19:46:21 EST

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 3:52 PM, Darren Hart <dvhart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Colin,
> I don't know anything about when or when not to use freezable*, and I
> suspect that may be true for others as well. A more complete
> description of why it's acceptable here in the commit log might help
> expedite acceptance.

Sure, how about:
This call can be converted to a freezable call because it doesn't hold
any locks or release any resources when interrupted that might be
needed by another freezing task or a kernel driver during suspend.
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