Re: page fault scalability patch V8: [4/7] universally available cmpxchg on i386

From: Andi Kleen <ak_at_suse.de>
Date: 2004-09-21 06:57:53
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 01:49:20PM -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Sep 2004, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
> 
> > I think it shouldn't be this way.
> >
> > OTOH for !CONFIG_386 case it makes perfect sense to have it inlined.
> 
> Would the following revised patch be acceptable?

You would need an EXPORT_SYMBOL at least. But to be honest your
original patch was much simpler and nicer and cmpxchg is not called
that often that it really matters. I would just ignore Denis' 
suggestion and stay with the old patch.

-Andi
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