Re: 2.6.18 Headers - Long

From: Jakub Jelinek
Date: Sun Jul 16 2006 - 04:48:23 EST

On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 05:09:28PM -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote:
> Here we have a full-featured set of atomic ops, byte swapping
> with readable names and a distinction for pointers, nice macros
> for efficient data structure manipulation...

And userland has GCC __sync_* atomic builtins, <byteswap.h>, etc.
That stuff works in userspace, unlike most of the stuff provided by kernel

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