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    SubjectRe: [KJ]remove SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED

    On Apr 10 2007 17:25, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
    >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.

    I don't remember LDD speaking about __RAW_*. (And other than not
    having looked into the code to date, I don't know the difference.)


    Jan
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