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SubjectRe: [patch] futex requeueing feature, futex-requeue-2.5.69-D3
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In message <20030520075627.A28002@infradead.org> you write:
> On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 08:27:03AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > yes, but the damage has been done already, and now we've got to start the
> > slow wait for the old syscall to flush out of our tree.
>
> Actually it should go away before 2.6.0. sys_futex never was part of a
> released stable kernel so having the old_ version around is silly.

Hmm, in that case I'd say "just break it", and I'd be all in favour of
demuxing the syscall.

But I think vendors have backported and released futexes, which is why
Ingo did this...

(Although you might be right about "by the time 2.6 is out" 8)
Rusty.
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