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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] Fair low-latency rwlock v5
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On Sun, 2008-08-17 at 15:10 -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:

> Fair low-latency rwlock v5
>
> Fair low-latency rwlock provides fairness for writers against reader threads,
> but lets softirq and irq readers in even when there are subscribed writers
> waiting for the lock. Writers could starve reader threads.

New lock types should come with lockdep support.

Also, if you're serious about -rt, you'll need to consider full PI.



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