higher speed mutexes

Petri Helenius pete at he.iki.fi
Thu Jan 6 08:35:40 PST 2005

David Xu wrote:

> because we use simple mutex to protect rwlock, if simple mutex is
> improved, rwlock should be improved by this side effect.
But rwlock will be significantly more expensive than a simple mutex when 
uncontested, right?

> you can browse my perforce repository, it requires -CURRENT and when
> I put it to public, it will need newest -CURRENT kernel. ;-)

Is this on the "merge path" to 5.4 or only 6.0?


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