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    SubjectRe: [RFC] New locking primitive for 2.5
    On Thu, 2002-02-07 at 14:58, wrote:

    > On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 01:40:59PM -0500, Robert Love wrote:
    > > We shouldn't engage in wholesale changing of spinlocks to semaphores
    > > without a priority-inheritance mechanism. And _that_ is the bigger
    > > issue ...
    > Cool. We can then have the Solaris "this usually doesn't fail on test" priority
    > inherit read/write lock. I can hardly wait.

    Or, we could do things right and not.

    Robert Love

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