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    SubjectRe: what's next for the linux kernel?
    On Sun, 02 Oct 2005 17:04:51 -0700 Martin J. Bligh wrote:

    > --Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@lkcl.net> wrote (on Monday, October 03, 2005 00:05:45 +0100):
    >
    > > On Sun, Oct 02, 2005 at 05:05:42PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > >> On Sun, 2 Oct 2005, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
    > >>
    > >> > and, what is the linux kernel?
    > >> >
    > >> > it's a daft, monolithic design that is suitable and faster on
    > >> > single-processor systems, and that design is going to look _really_
    > >> > outdated, really soon.
    > >>
    > >> Linux already has a number of scalable SMP synchronisation
    > >> mechanisms.
    > >
    > > ... and you are tied in to the decisions made by the linux kernel
    > > developers.
    >
    > Yes. As are the rest of us. So if you want to implement something
    > different, that's your perogative. So feel free to go do it
    > somewhere else, and quit whining on this list.
    >
    > We are not your implementation bitches. If you think it's such a great
    > idea, do it yourself.

    IOW, -ENOPATCH. where's your patch?

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