cvs commit: src/sys/alpha/include atomic.h

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at
Fri Sep 10 12:33:49 PDT 2004

On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 03:06:53PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> Hmm, maybe leave it in but add 'MUTEX_NO_INLINE' to GENERIC on Alpha so that 
> GENERIC will build but people can take out the 'NO_INLINE' bit in custom 
> kernels if they want?

I've thought about making it optional, but the bottomline is that the
kluge-factor increases every time we need to add another workaround.
Kluges require maintenance and that's where the problem is. And since
this is only about performance, I'd rather remove micro-optimizations
than disable normal compiler optimizations by way of kernel options.

My PoV: anyone with an interest to actually work on it is in a position
to preempt everything I do. I'm just trying to extend life and keeping
bit of grace and quality if possible...

 Marcel Moolenaar	  USPA: A-39004		 marcel at

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