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SubjectRe: [PATCH] (0/8) replace brlock with RCU

On 11 Mar 2003, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
>
> The following sequence of patches replaces the remaining use of brlock
> with RCU. Most of this is fairly straightforward. The unregister functions
> use synchronize_kernel(), perhaps there should be a special version to
> indicate sychronizing with network BH.
>
> Comments?

I'm not going to take this directly, but if it passes muster with David,
I'm happy. The fewer locking primitives we need, the better, and brlocks
have had enough problems that I wouldn't mind getting rid of them.

Linus

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