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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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