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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/19] kernel: add bl_list
    On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 08:51:50PM +1100, Nick Piggin wrote:
    > I don't know why Christoph asked for these; he's usually against
    > obfuscating wrapper functions.
    >
    > bit_spin_lock is fine in callers so please leave it at that.
    > Other users may not want a spinlock, or might want to use
    > bit_spin_is_locked, bit_spin_trylock etc.

    See the comments on the previous posting of this. It provides a useful
    abtraction. And yes, eventually we might need more wrappers, but
    we can add them as needed.



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