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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/19] MUTEX: Introduce simple mutex implementation

    * David Howells <> wrote:

    > init_MUTEX_LOCKED()

    please kill these two in the simple mutex implementation - they are a
    sign of mutexes used as completions.

    > (7) Provides a debugging config option CONFIG_DEBUG_MUTEX_OWNER by which the
    > mutex owner can be tracked and by which over-upping can be detected.

    another simplification: also enforce that only the owner can unlock the
    mutex. This is what we are doing in the -rt patch. (This rule also
    ensures that such mutexes can be used for priority inheritance.)

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