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    SubjectRe: [PATCH]updated ipc lock patch
    Andrew Morton wrote:

    >Hugh Dickins wrote:
    >
    >
    >>...
    >>Manfred and I have both reviewed the patch (or the 2.5.44 version)
    >>and we both recommend it highly (well, let Manfred speak for himself).
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >
    >OK, thanks.
    >
    >So I took a look. Wish I hadn't :( The locking rules in there
    >are outrageously uncommented. You must be brave people.
    >
    >
    Ahm. No idea who wrote the current locking. But the patch is very nice,
    it reduces the lock contention without increasing the number of spinlock
    calls.

    --
    Manfred

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