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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2] kvm: remove in_range and switch to rwsem for iobus
On 06/29/2009 12:51 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>> We can convert it to rcu indepenently of other things protected by
>> slots_lock; no need to do everything at the same time.
>>
>
> Yes but once we merge locks, it will be harder to split them out.
> I know I can now do grep bus_lock and find all places affected,
> if I reuse slot_lock this information is lost. No?
>

That's true, but for seeing the overall picture, fewer locks are
better. I'm more concerned about those looking at all the code (me)
than those implementing locking improvements (you).

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error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function



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