Re: [PATCH] Futex Asynchronous Interface

From: Rusty Russell (
Date: Mon Jun 10 2002 - 01:57:56 EST

In message <> you write:
> Hi!
> > Name: Waker can unpin page, rather than waiting process
> > Author: Rusty Russell
> > Status: Tested in 2.5.20
> > Depends: Futex/copy-from-user.patch.gz Futex/unpin-page-fix.patch.gz
> > Depends: Futex/waitq.patch.gz
> >
> > D: This changes the implementation so that the waker actually unpins
> > D: the page. This is preparation for the async interface, where the
> > D: process which registered interest is not in the kernel.
> What is it? Nice header, did you generate it by hand?

It's a format I made up for all the patches on my web page. Most
important is the Depends: line which my patch scripts can deal with
quite nicely: see my page.

Down with Bit Keeper! Long live patch! 8)

  Anyone who quotes me in their sig is an idiot. -- Rusty Russell.
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