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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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