Re: [PATCH 1/1] Documentation/robust-futex-API: remove alternative language
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed Feb 18 2015 - 12:39:16 EST
* Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk@xxxxxx> wrote:
> The man-pages as well as robust-futexes.txt use the word
> "contend" for a situation where two threads try to access
> the same futex at the same time.
> To avoid confusion robust-futex-API.txt should not use
> "contest" as alternative language.
> Signed-off-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk@xxxxxx>
> Documentation/robust-futex-ABI.txt | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/robust-futex-ABI.txt b/Documentation/robust-futex-ABI.txt
> index 16eb314..e6a5532 100644
> --- a/Documentation/robust-futex-ABI.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/robust-futex-ABI.txt
> @@ -18,8 +18,8 @@ required for futexes is:
> by the exiting thread.
> The existing normal futexes already provide a "Fast Userspace Locking"
> -mechanism, which handles uncontested locking without needing a system
> -call, and handles contested locking by maintaining a list of waiting
> +mechanism, which handles uncontended locking without needing a system
> +call, and handles contended locking by maintaining a list of waiting
So this was a typo, not alternative language! :-)
Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
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