Re: [PATCH] Allow raw_notifier callouts to unregister themselves
From: Alan Stern
Date: Thu May 11 2006 - 14:34:49 EST
On Thu, 11 May 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Alan Stern <stern@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Since raw_notifier chains don't benefit from any centralized locking
> > protections, they shouldn't suffer from the associated limitations.
> > Under some circumstances it might make sense for a raw_notifier callout
> > routine to unregister itself from the notifier chain. This patch (as678)
> > changes the notifier core to allow for such things.
> ok... Can you see any reason why 2.6.17 needs this?
No. The patch was submitted in preparation for some work that Jes
Sorensen is doing on task notifiers. It definitely is not needed
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