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SubjectRe: Locking scheme to block less


viro@parcelfarce.linux.theplanet.co.uk wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 08:38:33PM -0400, John Richard Moser wrote:
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>>Currently, the kernel uses only spin_locks, which are similar to mutex
>>locks;
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>
> Does it, really?
>
>
>>If the kernel provided a read-write locking semaphore,
>
>
> or if you would care to RTFS and find that it does...

o_o I haven't found it.


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