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From: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org>,
	Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>,
	Anna-Maria Gleixner <anna-maria@linutronix.de>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@inria.fr>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>,
	Marcel Holtmann <marcel@holtmann.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 4/6] timers: Add timer_shutdown_sync() to be called before freeing timers
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 12:50:31 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20221114125031.19f8330c@gandalf.local.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wj7DtViDctAzV3PqdYBEh5vcQnRJPtFFB=uaAP=W-VG4A@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, 14 Nov 2022 09:16:31 -0800
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> And honestly, for that to happen I'd be perfectly happy with something like
> 
>   #define timer_shutdown(t) del_timer(t)
>   #define timer_shutdown_sync(t) del_timer_sync(t)
> 
> (obviously with the patches that first remove the existing
> 'timer_shutdown()' uses first). That wouldn't introduce the *new*
> semantics, but it would at least allow the different subsystems to do
> the obvious cases, and let the networking people wonder about the much
> less obvious ones.

I can create the above series, if Thomas is OK with this approach.

-- Steve

  reply	other threads:[~2022-11-14 17:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-11-10  6:41 [PATCH v6 0/6] timers: Use timer_shutdown*() before freeing timers Steven Rostedt
2022-11-10  6:41 ` [PATCH v6 1/6] ARM: spear: Do not use timer namespace for timer_shutdown() function Steven Rostedt
2022-11-10  6:41   ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-10  6:41 ` [PATCH v6 2/6] clocksource/drivers/arm_arch_timer: " Steven Rostedt
2022-11-10  6:41   ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-10  6:41 ` [PATCH v6 3/6] clocksource/drivers/sp804: " Steven Rostedt
2022-11-10  6:41 ` [PATCH v6 4/6] timers: Add timer_shutdown_sync() to be called before freeing timers Steven Rostedt
2022-11-13 21:52   ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14  0:11     ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-14  1:04       ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14 14:08         ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-14 18:53           ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14 19:14             ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-13 23:18   ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14  0:15     ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-14  0:33       ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14 13:36         ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-14 19:13           ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14 19:28             ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-14 19:54               ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14 15:42         ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-14 16:04           ` Steven Rostedt
2022-11-14 17:16           ` Linus Torvalds
2022-11-14 17:50             ` Steven Rostedt [this message]
2022-11-14 17:54               ` Linus Torvalds
2022-11-14 19:45             ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-24 14:15           ` [tip: timers/core] Bluetooth: hci_qca: Fix the teardown problem for real tip-bot2 for Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-10  6:41 ` [PATCH v6 5/6] timers: Add timer_shutdown() to be called before freeing timers Steven Rostedt
2022-11-13 22:20   ` Thomas Gleixner
2022-11-10  6:41 ` [PATCH v6 6/6] timers: Update the documentation to reflect on the new timer_shutdown() API Steven Rostedt
2022-11-24 14:16   ` [tip: timers/core] " tip-bot2 for Steven Rostedt (Google)

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