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SubjectRe: [patch 1/4] spinlock: lockbreak cleanup
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On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 15:02 +0100, Nick Piggin wrote:

> Rename need_lockbreak to spin_needbreak, make it use spin_is_contended to
> decouple it from the spinlock implementation, and make it typesafe (rwlocks
> do not have any need_lockbreak sites -- why do they even get bloated up
> with that break_lock then?).

IIRC Lee has a few patches floating about that do introduce lockbreak
stuff for rwlocks.


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