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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/19] MUTEX: Introduce simple mutex implementation
On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 10:48:19AM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> > > +#define is_mutex_locked(mutex) ((mutex)->state)
> >
> > Let's keep the namespace consistent. mutex_is_locked().
>
> But that's a poor name: it turns it from a question into a statement:-(

Ah, but look at it in context of how it's used:

if (is_mutex_locked())
That's gramatically incorrect!

if (mutex_is_locked())
much better.

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