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SubjectRe: furwocks: Fast Userspace Read/Write Locks
Followup to:  <>
By author: Hubertus Franke <>
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> Take a look at Rusty's futex-1.2, the code is not that different, however
> if its all inlined it creates additional code on the critical path
> and why do it if not necessary.
> In this case the futexes are the well tested path, the rest is a cludge on
> top of it.

Perhaps someone could give a high-level description of how these
"futexes" work?

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