Re: [PATCH 03/11] kernel/locks: consolidate RWSEM_GENERIC_* options

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Feb 14 2019 - 05:52:55 EST

On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 12:08 AM Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Introduce one central definition of RWSEM_XCHGADD_ALGORITHM and
> RWSEM_GENERIC_SPINLOCK in kernel/Kconfig.locks and let architectures
> select RWSEM_XCHGADD_ALGORITHM if they want it, otherwise default to
> the spinlock version.
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>

Note that this conflicts with "[PATCH v4 2/3] locking/rwsem: Remove
rwsem-spinlock.c & use rwsem-xadd.c for all archs"



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