[PATCH 00/21] On-demand device registration
linus.walleij at linaro.org
Fri Jun 12 00:25:53 PDT 2015
On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 6:40 PM, Alexander Holler <holler at ahsoftware.de> wrote:
> Am 11.06.2015 um 14:30 schrieb Linus Walleij:
>> Certainly it is possible to create deadlocks in this scenario, but the
>> scope is not to create an ubreakable system.
> IAnd what happens if you run into a deadlock? Do you print "you've lost, try
> changing your kernel config" in some output hidden by a splash-screen? ;)
Sorry it sounds like a blanket argument, the fact that there are
mutexes in the kernel makes it possible to deadlock, it doesn't
mean we don't use mutexes. Some programming problems are
just like such.
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