Subject: Re: A change to
To: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Richard Earnshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/19/2002 23:06:30
> > It sounds nice to make them inline, but why not <arm/atomic.h>?
> Well, sure, and each arm platform would provide <machine/atomic.h> that
> simply included it.
Let's be careful not to loose the out-of-line copies though. I might want
to start experimenting with a kernel that is substantially Thumb code at
some point, and in that case atomic operations will probably have to be in
a function call ('cos instructions like SWP don't exist in Thumb code).