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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9 v3] cgroup: add cgroup_subsys->post_create()
On 2012/11/9 3:07, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Subject: cgroup: add cgroup_subsys->post_create()
> Currently, there's no way for a controller to find out whether a new
> cgroup finished all ->create() allocatinos successfully and is
> considered "live" by cgroup.
> This becomes a problem later when we add generic descendants walking
> to cgroup which can be used by controllers as controllers don't have a
> synchronization point where it can synchronize against new cgroups
> appearing in such walks.
> This patch adds ->post_create(). It's called after all ->create()
> succeeded and the cgroup is linked into the generic cgroup hierarchy.
> This plays the counterpart of ->pre_destroy().
> When used in combination with the to-be-added generic descendant
> iterators, ->post_create() can be used to implement reliable state
> inheritance. It will be explained with the descendant iterators.
> v2: Added a paragraph about its future use w/ descendant iterators per
> Michal.
> v3: Forgot to add ->post_create() invocation to cgroup_load_subsys().
> Fixed.
> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <>
> Acked-by: Michal Hocko <>
> Reviewed-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>
> Cc: Glauber Costa <>

Acked-by: Li Zefan <>

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