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    SubjectRe: [rfc] "fair" rw spinlocks
    > No that's what I meant, the new type would be non nestable.

    Okay. Unfortunately it's still quite a lot of work.

    %git/linux-2.6> gid rwlock_t | wc -l
    221

    Just tasklist_lock alone would be tough I guess, on level with one of your
    nasty VFS locks that protect a thousand different things without any
    comments.

    -Andi
    --
    ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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