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  • Queue Spinlocks Coming For Linux 4.2 Kernel

    Phoronix: Queue Spinlocks Coming For Linux 4.2 Kernel

    Waiman Long of HP has been spearheading qspinlocks now for the past several months and with Linux 4.2 the queue spinlocks support will be merged...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ocks-Linux-4.2

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    If it's faster everywhere & has the same functionality, why not just find-replace everything?

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    • #3
      If you build the kernel with support for queued spinlocks they will be used everywhere. You know, C has macros/defines?

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