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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/9] Remove spin_unlock_wait()
On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 06:05:55PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 06, 2017 at 02:12:24PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > From: Paul E. McKenney

[ . . . ]

> Now on the one hand I feel like Oleg that it would be a shame to loose
> the optimization, OTOH this thing is really really tricky to use,
> and has lead to a number of bugs already.

I do agree, it is a bit sad to see these optimizations go. So, should
this make mainline, I will be tagging the commits that spin_unlock_wait()
so that they can be easily reverted should someone come up with good
semantics and a compelling use case with compelling performance benefits.

Thanx, Paul

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