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SubjectRe: [PATCH RT 1/3] alarmtimer: Prevent live lock in alarm_cancel()
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Hi Sebastian,

On 03/28/2018 12:07 PM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> If alarm_try_to_cancel() requires a retry, then depending on the
> priority setting the retry loop might prevent timer callback completion
> on RT. Prevent that by waiting for completion on RT, no change for a
> non RT kernel.
>
> Cc: stable-rt@vger.kernel.org

How relevant is this serie for trees before eae1c4ae275f ("posix-timers:
Make use of cancel/arm callbacks")? Patch #2 seems to depend on that
change which was added in v4.12.

Thanks,
Daniel

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