RE: [patch 2.6.15-rc5] Define an ia64 version of __raw_read_trylock

From: Luck, Tony <tony.luck_at_intel.com>
Date: 2005-12-12 13:34:18
>IA64 is using the generic version of __raw_read_trylock, which always
>waits for the lock to be free instead of returning when the lock is in
>use.

That sounds like a bug in the generic code.  A locking function
with "try" in its name has some pretty obvious semantics!

-Tony
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Received on Mon Dec 12 13:34:56 2005

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