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

On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, David S. Miller wrote:

> I'm fine with it, as long as I get shown how to get the equivalent
> atomic sequence using the new primitives. Ie. is there still a way
> to go:
>
> stop_all_incoming_packets();
> do_something();
> resume_all_incoming_packets();
>
> with the new stuff?

BTW if anyone is interested in a brlock implementation, which can offer
this property, but can also beat rcu, you might want to look at this
patch http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=104733360501112&w=2

bye, Roman

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