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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] x86/spinlocks optional for 3.1
On 08/01/2011 06:02 PM, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 08/01/2011 05:04 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> If that xadd implementation could perhaps be shared, I wouldn't hate
>> it so much. As it is, I really don't see the point in pulling this.
>>
> OK, no problem. We'll rework it for 3.2.
>

Agreed. The xadd helper is actually identical between the two, aside
from the 64-bit form. I was following the form of cmpchg_32/64.h, but
to be honest I don't understand why they're separate. Is it some
remaining TBD unification?

J


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