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SubjectRe: Switching TestSetPageLocked to trylock_page
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> Yup. A mechanical rename-foo-to-bar can be prepared and merged late -
> there's little payback for the pain of maintaining it for a couple of
> months.
>
> Would prefer either that we hold off until after 2.6.27 is released or
> just do it now.

I'd like to have the performance improvement on powerpc in 2.6.27 :-)

I've always hated the way we abused bitops as locks, it's terribly
inefficient for us, so that's a nice cleanup as far as I'm concerned.

Cheers,
Ben.




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