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Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:57:09 +0200
From: Richard Weinberger <>
To: Peter Zijlstra <>
CC:,,,,,, Randy Dunlap <>, 
 "Eric W. Biederman" <>,
 David Howells <>, 
 "Serge E. Hallyn" <>,,,,, 
 Cyrill Gorcunov <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Revert "futex: Mark get_robust_list as deprecated"

Am 06.08.2012 16:53, schrieb Peter Zijlstra:
> On Fri, 2012-08-03 at 15:29 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>> get_robust_list has at least two valid use cases.
>> 1. checkpoint/restore in userspace
>> 2. post mortem analysis 
> Shouldn't this then also be added as a comment somewhere near the
> implementation to avoid a repeat of this deprecate / undeprecate cycle?

Or someone submits a patch to glibc and the man-pages project to make this
system call official...


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