[libvirt] [PATCH 5/9] util: Introduce virObjectLockableRecursiveNew

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue May 30 13:19:09 UTC 2017

On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 03:03:14PM +0200, Pavel Hrdina wrote:
> On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 07:38:17AM -0400, John Ferlan wrote:
> > Introduce a recursive option for the lockable object which calls
> > virMutexInitRecursive instead of virMutexInit.
> We should avoid using recursive lock because they are dangerous.  I
> would rather cleanup the nwfilter code than introducing more stuff for
> recursive locks.

Last time I looked I came to the conclusion that it wasn't possible to
remove the recursive locking from nwfilter.

I agree about /not/ introducing new usage of recursive locking though.

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