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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.

rday
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