Re: del_timer_sync needed for UP RT systems.

From: Daniel Walker
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 19:51:53 EST

On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 17:34, George Anzinger wrote:
> I agree. The change to do this is to use the del_timer_sync() or the
> del_singleshot_timer() code.
> It is possible and desirable to be able to delete a running timer. We don't
> want to take it away from the timer call back routine, however, as that leads to
> "bad things". That is why these two del_* routines were written.

I'll defer to you on that, since I don't really know what timer people

After reviewing, del_timer_sync() I don't think that will stop this
race. Because the wakeup happens before posix_timer_fn() is called in
__run_timers() .


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