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    SubjectRe: [patch 0/8] mutex subsystem, ANNOUNCE

    * Nick Piggin <> wrote:

    > At the very least, the head waiter should not put itself on the end of
    > the FIFO when it finds the lock contended and waits again.

    It's on my list. I had this implemented a couple of days ago, but then
    profiled it and it turns out that the scenario isnt actually happening
    in any significant way, not even on the most extreme 512-task workloads.
    So i just removed the extra bloat. But i'll look at this again today,
    together with some 'max delay' statistics.

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