Re: [GIT PULL] core/locking changes for v2.6.35

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue May 18 2010 - 10:34:18 EST

On Mon, 17 May 2010, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> Tony Breeds (1):
> mutex: Fix optimistic spinning vs. BKL

Grr. This has the ugly timeout thing, but what's _really_ ugly about it is

kernel/mutex.c: In function ʽ__mutex_lock_commonʼ:
kernel/mutex.c:148: warning: unused variable ʽtimeoutʼ

Nasty. It happens when spinning is disabled due to lockdep or whatever
debugging that kills it.

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