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SubjectRe: [RFC] Fwd: Re: Fwd: Linux Kernel: down_timeout
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In message <200208151157327.SM00152@there> you write:
> I'm no kernel guru, but this looks really useful. You
> should probably send it to the linux-kernel list and to
> Rusty Russel -- it would be a particularly useful extra
> feature for his futexes.

Hi Rupert,
That's Russell (two l's) 8)

> > Does anybody of you know why it hasnt been implemented in
> > the kernel until now?

I think because it can be faked up with SIGALRM. And if that's too
slow, you can use futexes which have this anyway.

Rusty.
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