On Wed, 2006-12-06 at 09:49 +0100, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Hi,
> reading through the I-pipe patch I noticed that there are quite a few
> spin_lock->spin_lock_hw and similar conversions. Having the conversion
> mechanism of the -rt patch in mind, I wrote the attached I-pipe cleanup
> that applies a similar pattern on this issue. Gives more than 10k patch
> size reduction for x86 and a bit more safety against minor variations of
> the patched code. Still, review of the lock usages keeps on being
> required as the lock user could assume running IRQs off while I-pipe may
> not guarantee this.
> The required patch for Xenomai is attached as well.

I definitely like this. Queued for testing, thanks.


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