Re: An alternative for tasklist_lock in a module?

From: Arokux B.
Date: Thu Feb 02 2012 - 13:04:01 EST

Hello Christoph and Andrew,

you are correspondingly the author and signer of the mentioned commit.
Could I get some feedback from you?


On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 7:58 PM, Arokux B. <arokux@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> (for learning purposes) I would like to iterate through all the tasks
> in a module and output different information about them. For this task
> I need to lock the list of all tasks (need I?). I've seen some example
> in the kernel code which lock tasklist_lock. However this symbol
> cannot be used by modules. Its export was removed by
> c59923a15c12d2b3597af913bf234a0ef264a38b commit.
> Is there any other way I can lock the list of tasks then? Or I'm supposed
> not to use this list at all?
> Thanks
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