LK_SHARED/LK_DOWNGRADE adjustments to lock.9 manual page

Attilio Rao attilio at
Thu Nov 15 21:44:46 UTC 2012

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:38 PM, Andriy Gapon <avg at> wrote:
> on 15/11/2012 20:46 Attilio Rao said the following:
>> On 11/15/12, Andriy Gapon <avg at> wrote:
>>> To people knowing the code,
>>> do the following documentation changes look correct?
>> The latter chunk is not correct.
>> It will panic only if assertions are on.
> But the current content is not correct too?

Indeed, current content is crappy.

>> I was thinking that however
>> it would be good idea to patch lockmgr to panic also in non-debugging
>> kernel situation.
> It would make sense indeed, IMO.

Do you think you can test this patch?:

I think the LK_NOSHARE case is still fine with just asserts.

Once this patch goes in, you are free to commit your documentation one.
Thanks for fixing doc.


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