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Re: [PATCH] workqueue: make alloc_workqueue() take printf fmt and args f

To: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] workqueue: make alloc_workqueue() take printf fmt and args for name
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 15:01:00 -0500
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, bpm@xxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20111114194248.GD30922@xxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20111114194248.GD30922@xxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)
On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 11:42:48AM -0800, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Christoph, you probably were seeing the rescuer_task->comm in ps
> output.  wq->name currently is currently only used for error
> reporting.
> 
> I don't really mind this patch going through a different tree as I
> don't have any other wq changes scheduled at this point, so please
> feel free to route this through xfs or -mm.

Ben pointed the bug out in a patch that I'd like to get into 3.2
and -stable.  I'll probably repost it with a local workaround for now,
and will switch to the nicer interface later.

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