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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/28] locking/lockdep: Add description and explanation in lockdep design doc
Thank you very much for review.

You mean class can go away? Before Bart's addition, it can go away.
Right? I think maybe the original point of "never go away" in that
context did not intend to talk about a class's real disappearance.

Anyway, the points should be made comprehensive. You want me to resend
the patch or you modify it?

On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 at 22:01, Peter Zijlstra <> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 06:19:08PM +0800, Yuyang Du wrote:
> > +Unlike a lock instance, a lock-class itself never goes away: when a
> > +lock-class's instance is used for the first time after bootup the class gets
> > +registered, and all (subsequent) instances of that lock-class will be mapped
> > +to the lock-class.
> That's not entirely accurate anymore. Bart van Assche recently added
> lockdep_{,un}register_key().

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