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    SubjectRe: [PATCH, RFC 1/3] Add sem_getcount() to arches that lack it
    On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 09:10:42PM -0800, Roland Dreier wrote:
    > Andrew> (Why do they want to do this anyway?)
    >
    > Neither use seems really fundamental. The XFS use is explicitly
    > inside #ifdef DEBUG and seems to be used only for assertions.

    Right, our peeking at that value is debug-only (so usually its not
    even compiled in). I wouldn't go out of your way to add a more
    permanent interface just for this, we can live without it.

    cheers.

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    Nathan
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