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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] Re: [PATCH 00/10] usb-serial: Switches from spin lock to atomic_t.
On Wed, 07 Dec 2005 13:27:13 +0100
Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:

|
| > Isn't it right? Is the URB write so fast that switching to atomic_t
| > doesn't pay-off?
|
| an atomic_t access and a spinlock are basically the same price... so
| what's the payoff ?

One lock less, clean and less error prone code.

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Luiz Fernando N. Capitulino
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