Re: [PATCH v5 0/8] vDSO time changes for 2.6.40

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 11:24:45 EST

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 6:31 AM, Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> [Patch 8/8 is brand-new and optional.  If anyone objects to it,
>  please just drop it for 2.6.40 and I'll fix it for 2.6.41.]

Hmm. I would just put it into 7/8 immediately, and never have the
stupid read-lock loop in the first place.

Or I would just say "the time() system call just isn't that critical,
let's not even bother".

But I'll bow to the x86 people on this. I think the series is ok,

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