Re: [PATCH] Introduce down_nowait()

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 08:09:41 EST

On Wednesday 21 May 2008 18:19:26 Andrew Morton wrote:
> The number of down_trylocks in rc3 is 51 and the number of
> down_trylocks and down_nowaits in -mm is 47. So progress is pretty
> glacial.
> Anyway, yes, I agree that the whole effort is a bit dubious and that
> the time could be better directed to semaphore eliminations.

It is deeply annoying, even embarrassing, and trivial to fix. And as you say,
process is glacial...

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