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SubjectRe: [PATCH] WorkStruct: Implement generic UP cmpxchg() where an arch doesn't support it
On Fri, 8 Dec 2006, Russell King wrote:

> You're advocating cmpxchg is adopted by all architectures. It isn't
> available on many architectures, and those which it can be requires
> unnecessarily complicated coding.

Not having cmpxchg is even worse because it requires the introduction and
maintenance of large sets of arch specific operations. Much more complex.

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