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From: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
To: Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@acm.org>, Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Cc: "linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Sagi Grimberg <sagi@grimberg.me>,
	"tytso@mit.edu" <tytso@mit.edu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] kernel/workqueue: Remove lockdep annotation from __flush_work()
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:57:22 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <61f01315bbbec872d4173ca4a89ba0268d199aa3.camel@sipsolutions.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <986cb39001ee9eb11dd546b79de9e0b4b8463d19.camel@sipsolutions.net>

On Thu, 2018-10-25 at 17:31 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Thu, 2018-10-25 at 15:05 +0000, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> > As documented in a comment in start_flush_work(), calling flush_work()
> > from a multi-threaded workqueue is safe if that workqueue is not
> > equipped with a rescuer. Avoid that flush_work() calls from inside a
> > work item executing on such a queue trigger a lockdep complaint.

So actually, come to think of it, certainly this will cause a false
negative in this case?

mutex_lock(A);
flush_work(W);

worker_W_function()
{
	mutex_lock(A);
}

right?

johannes


  reply	other threads:[~2018-10-25 15:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-25 15:05 [PATCH 0/3] Suppress false positives triggered by workqueue lockdep annotations Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 15:05 ` [PATCH 1/3] kernel/workqueue: Remove lockdep annotation from __flush_work() Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 15:31   ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 15:57     ` Johannes Berg [this message]
2018-10-25 16:01     ` Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 15:05 ` [PATCH 2/3] kernel/workqueue: Surround work execution with shared lock annotations Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 16:53   ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 17:22     ` Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 19:17       ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 15:05 ` [PATCH 3/3] kernel/workqueue: Suppress a false positive lockdep complaint Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 15:34   ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 15:55     ` Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 19:59       ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 20:21         ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-10-25 20:26           ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 15:36   ` Tejun Heo
2018-10-25 15:37     ` Tejun Heo
2018-10-25 20:13     ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 15:40   ` Theodore Y. Ts'o
2018-10-25 17:02   ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 17:11     ` Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 19:51       ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 20:39         ` Bart Van Assche
2018-10-25 20:47           ` Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 15:27 ` [PATCH 0/3] Suppress false positives triggered by workqueue lockdep annotations Johannes Berg
2018-10-25 15:47   ` Bart Van Assche

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