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Re: ll/sc emulation patch

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: ll/sc emulation patch
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 12:52:55 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <20010712224520.C23062@bacchus.dhis.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> There is a bunch of patches for ll/sc and MIPS_ATOMIC_SET floating around.
> I came to the conclusion that I don't like any of them so I'm just working
> on fixing the thing once and for all.

 What about the _test_and_set syscall?  Having it implemented we could get
rid of the MIPS_ATOMIC_SET hack for post-2.4.  Glibc may be made ready for
the transition any time now.

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