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    SubjectRe: 2.6.18 Headers - Long
    On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 11:19:06PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

    > > The attraction is that the kernel abstractions are very nice.
    > > Much of the POSIX API sucks ass. The kernel stuff is NOT crap.
    > >
    > > Here we have a full-featured set of atomic ops,
    >
    > which are not atomic actually in userspace (hint: most apps don't have
    > CONFIG_SMP set)

    Atomic ops for some architectures / configuration won't even work at al
    in userspace because they're implemented by disabling interrupts.

    Ralf
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