Re: [patch 1/3] spinlock fix #1, *_can_lock() primitives

From: Ingo Molnar <mingo_at_elte.hu>
Date: 2005-01-21 03:57:02
* Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> wrote:

> I don't want to break all the other architectures. Or at least not
> most of them. Especially since I was hoping to do a -pre2 soon (well,
> like today, but I guess that's out..) and make the 2.6.11 cycle
> shorter than 2.6.10.

if we remove the debugging check from exit.c then the only thing that
might break in an architecture is SMP+PREEMPT, which is rarely used
outside of the x86-ish architectures.

	Ingo
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