workqueue: add 'flush_delayed_work()' to run and wait for delayed work
Linus Torvalds [Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:16:42 +0000 (09:16 -0700)]
It basically turns a delayed work into an immediate work, and then waits
for it to finish.

include/linux/workqueue.h
kernel/workqueue.c

index 7ef0c7b..cf24c20 100644 (file)
@@ -207,6 +207,7 @@ extern int queue_delayed_work_on(int cpu, struct workqueue_struct *wq,
 
 extern void flush_workqueue(struct workqueue_struct *wq);
 extern void flush_scheduled_work(void);
+extern void flush_delayed_work(struct delayed_work *work);
 
 extern int schedule_work(struct work_struct *work);
 extern int schedule_work_on(int cpu, struct work_struct *work);
index addfe2d..ccefe57 100644 (file)
@@ -640,6 +640,24 @@ int schedule_delayed_work(struct delayed_work *dwork,
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(schedule_delayed_work);
 
 /**
+ * flush_delayed_work - block until a dwork_struct's callback has terminated
+ * @dwork: the delayed work which is to be flushed
+ *
+ * Any timeout is cancelled, and any pending work is run immediately.
+ */
+void flush_delayed_work(struct delayed_work *dwork)
+{
+       if (del_timer(&dwork->timer)) {
+               struct cpu_workqueue_struct *cwq;
+               cwq = wq_per_cpu(keventd_wq, get_cpu());
+               __queue_work(cwq, &dwork->work);
+               put_cpu();
+       }
+       flush_work(&dwork->work);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(flush_delayed_work);
+
+/**
  * schedule_delayed_work_on - queue work in global workqueue on CPU after delay
  * @cpu: cpu to use
  * @dwork: job to be done