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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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