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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 5/6] MCS Lock: Restructure the MCS lock defines and locking code into its own file
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 08:46:29AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > +/*
> > + * MCS lock defines
> > + *
> > + * This file contains the main data structure and API definitions of MCS lock.
>
> A (very) short blurb about what an MCS lock is would be nice here.

A while back I suggested including a link to something like:

http://www.cise.ufl.edu/tr/DOC/REP-1992-71.pdf

Its a fairly concise write-up of the idea; only 6 pages. The sad part
about linking to the web is that links tend to go dead after a while.


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