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    SubjectRe: [RFC] Add support for semaphore-like structure with support for asynchronous I/O
    ty den 05.04.2005 Klokka 11:46 (-0400) skreiv Benjamin LaHaise:

    > I can see that goal, but I don't think introducing iosems is the right
    > way to acheive it. Instead (and I'll start tackling this), how about
    > factoring out the existing semaphore implementations to use a common
    > lib/semaphore.c, much like lib/rwsem.c? The iosems can be used as a
    > basis for the implementation, but we can avoid having to do a giant
    > s/semaphore/iosem/g over the kernel tree.

    If you're willing to take this on then you have my full support and I'd
    be happy to lend a hand.

    Trond Myklebust <>

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