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SubjectRe: [patch] generic-pidhash-2.5.36-D4, BK-curr

On Fri, 20 Sep 2002, Oleg Drokin wrote:

> I mean it is only safe to use such spinlock-based function if all other
> places read and write this value via special functions that are also
> taking this spinlock.

yes - but this is true in this specific PID allocator case, we only access
it via cmpxchg().

Ingo


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