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Re: [lvm-devel] [PATCH 0/9 v2]: Enforce an alphabetical lock ordering for vgname locks.



On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 05:26:54PM -0400, Dave Wysochanski wrote:
> This patch series is still WIP but implements the alphabetical lock ordering.

Please add the requirement to the locking documentation in locking.h.

 * LCK_VG:
 ...
 *   If more than one lock needs to be held simultaneously, they must be 
 *   acquired in alphabetical order of 'vol' (to avoid deadlocks).

Alasdair


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