Re: 2.6.18 Headers - Long
From: Ralf Baechle
Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 01:29:21 EST
On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 11:19:06PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > The attraction is that the kernel abstractions are very nice.
> > Much of the POSIX API sucks ass. The kernel stuff is NOT crap.
> > Here we have a full-featured set of atomic ops,
> which are not atomic actually in userspace (hint: most apps don't have
> CONFIG_SMP set)
Atomic ops for some architectures / configuration won't even work at al
in userspace because they're implemented by disabling interrupts.
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