Subject: PostGres test-and-set [was Re: daily CVS update output]
To: Tom I Helbekkmo <tih@Hamartun.Priv.NO>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 02/18/1998 14:43:41
>other NetBSD platforms will be very, very easy to get running for
>someone who is able to implement a simple test-and-set spin lock for
>the hardware in question in assembly.
But what about processors that cant do test-and-set? Should we
introduce a new MD syscall or fastpath trap for them, or what?