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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] ring_buffer: updates for linux-tip

    * Frédéric Weisbecker <> wrote:

    > 2008/10/1 Steven Rostedt <>:
    > > The first patch is just a lockdep clean up of the ring buffer.
    > >
    > > The next patch is a new locking design. It is not lockless (yet) but
    > > the locking is a bit cleaner than the original. The basic idea is
    > > that the reader now has its own page to read from that is not in
    > > the ring buffer. When the reader (a consumer) finishes a page, it
    > > then grabs a lock to pull out a new page from the ring buffer and
    > > replace it with the one that it just finished reading.
    > Good idea! Sounds a real saner approach.

    are the tracer problems you've reported yesterday fixed in latest

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