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    SubjectRe: [KJ]remove SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED
    On Tue, 10 Apr 2007, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

    > On Apr 10 2007 23:46, Milind Arun Choudhary wrote:
    > >"use spin_lock_init instead of SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED"
    > Fact is, we cannot remove SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED. It's needed for
    > variables outside functions:
    > static spinlock_t foobar = SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED;

    but that's where you would use the more explicit
    __RAW_SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED, no? AFAIK, you really can remove the macro
    SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED in its entirety.

    Robert P. J. Day
    Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
    Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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