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    SubjectRe: [RFC] I still see people using cli()
    On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 07:59:05PM +0530, BALBIR SINGH wrote:
    > BTW, that brings me to another issue, once the kernel becomes preemptibel, what
    > are the locking issues? how are semaphores and spin-locks affected? Has anybody
    > defined or come up with the rules/document yet?

    IF the kernel becomes preemptible it will be so slow, so buggy, and so painful
    to maintain, that those issues won't matter.

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