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Re: [PATCH] atomic: add *_dec_not_zero

To: Sven Eckelmann <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] atomic: add *_dec_not_zero
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 14:17:51 +0200
Cc:, David Howells <>, Chris Metcalf <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 23:30, Sven Eckelmann <> wrote:
> Introduce an *_dec_not_zero operation.  Make this a special case of
> *_add_unless because batman-adv uses atomic_dec_not_zero in different
> places like re-broadcast queue or aggregation queue management. There
> are other non-final patches which may also want to use this macro.

>  arch/m68k/include/asm/atomic.h     |    1 +

Acked-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>



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