Re: [PATCH RFC] 'spinlock/rwlock fixes' V3 [1/1]

From: Chris Wedgwood <cw_at_f00f.org>
Date: 2005-01-20 14:18:54
On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 07:01:04PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:

> ... how about we simply nuke this statement:
>
> Chris Wedgwood <cw@f00f.org> wrote:
> >
> >  	if (!spin_is_locked(&p->sighand->siglock) &&
> >  -				!rwlock_is_locked(&tasklist_lock))
> >  +				!rwlock_write_locked(&tasklist_lock))
>
> and be done with the whole thing?

I'm all for killing that.  I'll happily send a patch once the dust
settles.

It still isn't enough to rid of the rwlock_read_locked and
rwlock_write_locked usage in kernel/spinlock.c as those are needed for
the cpu_relax() calls so we have to decide on suitable names still...
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