On Thu, 2007-04-05 at 16:56 +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> On 5/4/07 16:44, "Hollis Blanchard" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > This is an interface problem: using the interface in a way that works on
> > x86 fails on other architectures. PLEASE let's redefine the interface to
> > prevent this from happening. In this case, that means replacing the
> > xchg() macro with
> >         static inline xchg(atomic_t *ptr, atomic_t val)
> > and changing the type of 'is_dying'.
> Just need to define bool_t appropriately. What do you need: a long?

An int would be fine, and that would solve today's problem.

How will that prevent the same problem from recurring in the future?

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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