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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Introduce down_try() so we can move away from down_trylock()
    On Monday 04 August 2008 03:35:41 Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > On Sun, 3 Aug 2008, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > > Anyway, I NAK'ed your patches. Deal with it.
    > Btw, "dealing with it" can just be "don't bother".

    Yes, let's not make a mountain out of a molehill.

    Someone sent me a patch documenting the illogic of down_trylock(). I decided
    to try to fix it rather than just bitch and moan.

    Kernel coding involves occasionally getting fed a Linus-special shit sandwich
    rant. I've long given up expecting a polite "No; please just replace them
    all with mutexes" one-liner. I might have actually been shocked into doing

    Consider the patches forgotten,

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