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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] Documentation: rw_lock lessons learned
On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 06:06:44 -0500
William Allen Simpson <> wrote:

> + NOTE! We are working hard to remove reader-writer spinlocks from the
> + network stack, so please don't add a new one. (Instead, see
> + Documentation/RCU/rcu.txt for complete information.)

It is not just networking, so don't single that out.

Also, should mention -RT kernel and locking here (Appendix?)


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