[PATCH 7/9] afs: don't use PREPARE_WORK

David Howells dhowells at redhat.com
Thu Feb 20 17:00:05 EST 2014

Tejun Heo <tj at kernel.org> wrote:

> PREPARE_[DELAYED_]WORK() are being phased out.  They have few users
> and a nasty surprise in terms of reentrancy guarantee as workqueue
> considers work items to be different if they don't have the same work
> function.

Why so?  Isn't the work item address sufficient to distinguish them?


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