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Re: ll/sc emulation patch

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: ll/sc emulation patch
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 14:04:44 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <20010715213224.A19636@mvista.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, Jun Sun wrote:

> For compatibility reasons, I assume we still keep sysmips() around
> for a while, right?  And if that is yes, we better take either flo's or
> my fix (derived from Maceij's new syscall) to get rid of the illegal 
> instruction bug, which really becomes an untolerable FAQ now.

 I don't think it would be wise to remove MIPS_ATOMIC_SET before 2.5.

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