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SubjectRe: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.9-rc4-mm1-U8

* Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> wrote:

> > The problem is that semaphores are hold by Process A and released by
> > Process B, which makes Ingo's checks trigger
>
> Which is perfectly valid for a semaphore.

yes, it is valid and perfectly fine code, but i'm trying to separate out
the simple 'mutex' functionality (99% of the semaphore users are just
that) and implement a 'counted semaphore' separately. This removes a
number of implementational constraints from mutexes.

Ingo
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