Subject: Re: NetBSD & FreeBSD kernel API sync (incomplete proposal)
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dole=E8ek?= <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/22/2000 10:53:33
On Sat, Jul 22, 2000 at 05:51:12PM +0200, Jaromír Doleček wrote:
> It would be really nice if they would sync lockmgr() changes,
> there is some code (namely FreeBSD smbfs), which implements it's own
> spin locks where ones provided by NetBSD lockmgr() would do nicely.
Actually... what would the FreeBSD smbfs be using spinlocks for? I could
understand simplelocks, but lockmgr-style spinlocks don't exactly make
sense (you should always have a process context in a file system).
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>