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SubjectRe: [PATCH] atomic: add *_dec_not_zero
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Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
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> Do we need atomic_dec_not_zero() et.al. in every arch header - is there no
> generic header which it could be added to?

Mike Frysinger already tried to answer it in
<BANLkTimctgbto3dsnJ3d3r7NggS0KF9_Sw@mail.gmail.com>:
> that's what asm-generic is for. if the arch isnt using it, it's
> either because the arch needs to convert to it, or they're using SMP
> and asm-generic doesnt yet support that for atomic.h.
>
> for example, the Blackfin port only needed updating for the SMP case.
> in the non-SMP case, we're getting the def from asm-generic/atomic.h.
> -mike

Feel free to change that but I just followed the style used by all other
macros and will not redesign the complete atomic*.h idea.

thanks,
Sven
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