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SubjectRe: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -VP-2.6.9-rc4-mm1-U0

Roland Dreier wrote:
> Not sure if I really understand the context where Ingo would use this,
> but this lockless scheme doesn't seem to be safe for realtime; the
> retry can potentially happen an arbitrary number of times.

In theory. In practice it doesn't often happen twice and very rarely
more than that.

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