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SubjectRe: [rfc][patch] queued spinlocks (i386)

* Nikita Danilov <> wrote:

> Indeed, this technique is very well known. E.g.,
> has a whole
> section (3. Local-spin Algorithms) on them, citing papers from the
> 1990 onward.

that is a cool reference! So i'd suggest to do (redo?) the patch based
on those concepts and that terminology and not use 'queued spinlocks'
that are commonly associated with MS's stuff. And as a result the
contended case would be optimized some more via local-spin algorithms.
(which is not a key thing for us, but which would be nice to have

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