Philippe Gerum wrote: > Jan Kiszka wrote: >> Hi, >> >> next issue on my way towards fast native mutexes: as mutexes are now >> mostly acquired in user space, the recursion counter lockcnt will only >> be maintained in the context of the owning thread (at best: its process) >> in user space. No update on the kernel-side lockcnt will take place >> anymore, thus rt_mutex_inquire can only return 0 or 1, no > 1. Is it OK >> to break the ABI here? >> > > I think so, we might lose some debug information, but that's the price for > much > better performances. I can't imagine any sane code iterating lockcnt-times > blindly to unlock a mutex it owns until it is free. Nah, of course not... > > Btw, I guess that the /proc information about mutexes would have to be > reworked > as well.
Haven't looked into this yet (or haven't stumbled over any issue). What conflict / lack of data do you have in mind here? Jan -- Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, CT SE 2 Corporate Competence Center Embedded Linux _______________________________________________ Xenomai-core mailing list Xenomaifirstname.lastname@example.org https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/xenomai-core