On Thu, 22 Sep 2016, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Sep 2016, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > Also what's the reason that we can't do probabilistic spinning for
> > FUTEX_WAIT and have to add yet another specialized variant of futexes?
> 
> Where would this leave the respective FUTEX_WAKE? A nop? Probably have to
> differentiate the fact that the queue was empty, but there was a spinning,
> instead of straightforward returning 0.

Sorry, but I really can't parse this answer.

Can you folks please communicate with proper and coherent explanations
instead of throwing a few gnawed off bones in my direction?

Thanks,

        tglx

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