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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] atomic: introduce atomic_inc_not_zero

    On Thu, 15 Sep 2005, Nick Piggin wrote:

    > Also needs work on those same architectures. Other architectures
    > might want to look at providing a more optimal implementation.

    IMO a rather pointless primitive, unless there is a cpu architecture which
    has a inc_not_zero instruction, otherwise it will always be the same as
    using cmpxchg.

    bye, Roman
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