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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] mdb-2.6.27-rc2-ia32-08-07-08.patch
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    > I wrote:
    >> jmerkey@wolfmountaingroup.com wrote:
    >>> check mdb-main.c -- I disable preemption before rspin_lock is
    >>> attempted.
    > ...
    >> Then it is recommendable that you document the call context requirements
    >> at the functions.
    >
    > An alternative would of course be to establish the non-preemptible
    > context from inside the lock accessors, either redundantly to what the
    > call site is doing, or instead of doing it at the call site if that can
    > be arranged.
    > --
    > Stefan Richter
    > -=====-==--- =--- --===
    > http://arcgraph.de/sr/
    >

    It needs to get turned off right away, well before we get to the locks.

    Keff




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