Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Elad Efrat <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/03/2006 03:18:56
YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
>>> i meant, nothing except kernel_lock prevents the state changed before
>>> you examine the return value of the function.
>>> of course, whether it can actually be a problem or not depends
>>> on its usage.  hence my question above.
>> I thought it might be useful. since I have no intention on discussing
>> it, I will just revert it if you care that much.
> you said we would use it soon, didn't you?
> i'm not requesting you back it out.
> if you have a good use of it, for which the race is not a problem, it's fine.

no, not anymore; right now I don't have a use for it.


Elad Efrat