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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lock assertion macros for 2.5.30
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 02:31:40PM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > 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.
>
> You don't need to put this in a macro. This test is valid
> for ALL spinlocks in the kernel and can be done from inside
> the spin_lock() macro itself, when spinlock debugging is on.

Right, right after I posted I regretted using that term. Of course it
would have to include changes to spinlock_t and spin_lock/unlock.
Seems like it could be integrated somewhat easily with the lock
ordering stuff that was talked about earlier too.

Thanks,
Jesse
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