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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/19] MUTEX: Introduce simple mutex implementation

* David Howells <> wrote:


please kill these two in the simple mutex implementation - they are a
sign of mutexes used as completions.

> (7) Provides a debugging config option CONFIG_DEBUG_MUTEX_OWNER by which the
> mutex owner can be tracked and by which over-upping can be detected.

another simplification: also enforce that only the owner can unlock the
mutex. This is what we are doing in the -rt patch. (This rule also
ensures that such mutexes can be used for priority inheritance.)

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