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SubjectRe: [PATCH] WorkStruct: Implement generic UP cmpxchg() where an arch doesn't support it
On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 08:43:09AM -0800, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> 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.

And which bit of "not available on many architectures" have you not grasped

Russell King
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