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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: convert mm_context_t semaphore to a mutex

    * Luiz Fernando N. Capitulino <> wrote:

    > | hm, looks good to me but i'm wondering why this was a holdout for
    > | such a long time :-) Did you manage to test actual LDT functionality
    > | with this patch applied?
    > No, I didn't. The only test I did was to run the kernel with this
    > patch applied.
    > I'll manage to test it then. Do you have a test-case or has any
    > suggestion?

    i think try any pthread program with:

    export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.0

    should trigger the LDT code. Try stracing the code and modify_ldt calls
    should show up.

    > Oh, btw, I forgot to 'quilt add arch/i386/mm/fault.c' [...]

    heh. After a dozen of such incidents i scripted my editor command to
    automatically do the quilt add :)

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