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SubjectRe: [RFC] Add support for semaphore-like structure with support for asynchronous I/O
fr den 08.04.2005 Klokka 18:39 (-0400) skreiv Benjamin LaHaise:

> On the aio side of things, I introduced the owner field in the mutex (as
> opposed to the flag in Trond's iosem) for the next patch in the series to
> enable something like the following api:
> int aio_lock_mutex(struct mutex *lock, struct iocb *iocb);

Any chance of a more generic interface too?

iocbs are fairly high level objects, and so I do not see them helping to
resolve low level filesystem problems such as the NFSv4 state cleanup.


Trond Myklebust <>

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