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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] lock troubles in pre6-2
    In message <> you write:
    > From: Rusty Russell <>
    > Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2000 22:42:37 +1000
    > The mm and pcmcia ones look particularly interesting.
    > For the mm/vmscan.c one, the "fix" is wrong.
    > If "result" is ever non-zero, the functions called
    > have dropped the lock already. See "try_to_swap_out" which is the
    > only place from non-zero return values can originate in these paths.

    Errr... Yeah, I guess I'll take your word for it, because I can't
    follow that code at all 8(. I see that try_to_swap_out() does an
    unlock without a lock anywhere in sight, but I can't see the path
    between this and swap_out_mm().

    Please: am I too stupid to understand this, or is the code a
    convoluted mess?

    Must be this warm English beer,
    Hacking time.

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