Re: [PATCH] i386 spinlocks should use the full 32 bits, not only 8bits

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue Oct 11 2005 - 11:55:23 EST

On Tue, 11 Oct 2005, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> 2) The unlock sequence is not anymore inlined. It appears twice or three times
> in the kernel.

Ahh, that (2) is the killer, I'd totally forgotten.

Ok, the patch is valid, no arguments.

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