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SubjectRe: spinaphore conceptual draft
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Kyle Moffett <mrmacman_g4@mac.com> writes:

> if (unlikely(CONFIG_SPINAPHORE_CONTEXT_SWITCH <
> ( queued*atomic_get(&sph->hold_time) -
> fast_monotonic_count() - start_time

On many architectures (including popular ones like AMD x86-64)
there is no reliable fast monotonic (1) count unfortunately - except perhaps
jiffies, but that would be far to coarse grained for your purpose.

-Andi

(1) reliable fast monotonic - chose any two instead.
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