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SubjectRe: [patch 0/8] mutex subsystem, ANNOUNCE
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> I'd probably just call "bastard": it is probably _unlucky_ when _doesn't_
> get to retake the lock, judging by the factor-of-4 speedup that Jes
> demonstrated.

I suspect that's more avoiding the double wakeup that semaphores have
(semaphores aren't quite fair either)

>
> Which might be the right thing to do, but having the front waiter go to
> the back of the queue I think is not.

afaik that isn't happening though.


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