Subject: Re: NetBSD & FreeBSD kernel API sync (incomplete proposal)
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dole=E8ek?= <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
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 <>