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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lock assertion macros for 2.5.30
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 08:00:45AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> The SCSI ASSERT_LOCK() were never used from kernel space, they are for
> the user space similator. So it was always single threaded from there
> and has no bearing on what actual kernel code does.
> For MUST_NOT_HOLD to work, you need to take into account which processor
> took the lock etc.

That's the only way it seems to be useful...

> > After I posted the last patch, a few people asked for MUST_NOT_HOLD so
> > I added it back in. Do you think it's a bad idea? See the last
> Your current version is surely worthless.

Agreed. I'll post another patch that doesn't mess with the scsi
stuff. Maybe later I can put together a useful
'lock-not-held-on-this-cpu' macro.

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