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SubjectRe: [PATCH] plist: add mutex to the blessed lock type for plists
Dima Zavin <> writes:

> Currently, plist debugging "enforces" that the plist is locked
> with either a raw_spinlock or a spinlock. The plist data structure
> is useful in other places, where spinlocks are unnecessary.
> Extend the plist initializers and debug checks to allow the plist
> to be protected by a mutex

Seems really ugly and clearly not a godo path.

It's a bit like adding a 11th argument to a function which already has

Perhaps better move out the locking completely to wrappers and remove
the knowledge from the core plist code.


-- -- Speaking for myself only

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