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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/4] drivers: hwspinlock: add generic framework
On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 3:24 AM, David Brownell <> wrote:
> Your intent "generic" is fine, but you've not achieved it and thus I
> think you shouldn't imply that you have.   Dropping the word "generic"
> should  suffice; it _is_ a framework, and maybe the next person working
> with hardware spinlocks can finish generalizing (and add use cases).

Sure, I can drop the word "generic".

> Haven't looked at RT in a long time.  Just look at the current RT
> patchset to see if it still has several spinlock variants.  ISTR the
> "raw" spinlock stuff came from there not long ago.  Much compile-time
> magic was involved in switching between variants.

I'll take a look there and see if I catch anything relevant.


> - Dave
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