Re: [PATCH RFC 2/2 V2] workqueue: use dedicated creater kthread for all pools

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Tue Jul 29 2014 - 23:46:13 EST

On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 11:46:02AM +0800, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
> It add complexity to other things but not the code. The code is simplified.

How? It can simply repeat kthread_create() until it succeeds with
msleep() inbetween. How can that be more complex than what's
implemented now?

> And failed pool is much fewer than creation which is completely coincidental,
> and after cooldown time, the other pool may also create worker.

I don't follow the above at all. Can you please elaborate?


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