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SubjectRe: Btrfs for mainline
On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 02:07:42PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Chris Mason <> wrote:
> > All of this is a long way of saying the btrfs locking scheme is far from
> > perfect. I'll look harder at the loop and ways to get rid of it.
> <ob'plug>
> adaptive spinning mutexes perhaps? Such as:

Um, I don't know how your mail client does threading, but mine shows
Peter's message introducing the adaptive spinning mutexes as a reply to
one of Chris' messages in the btrfs thread.

Chris is just saying he'll look at other ways to not need the spinning

Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."

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