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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] lglock: update lockdep annotations to report recursive local locks
On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:42 AM, Oleg Nesterov <> wrote:
> On 03/04, Michel Lespinasse wrote:
>> Both issues are easily fixed by indicating to lockdep that lglock's local
>> locks are not recursive. We shouldn't use the rwlock acquire/release
>> functions here, as lglock doesn't share the same semantics. Instead
>> we can base our lockdep annotations on the lock_acquire_shared
>> (for local lglock) and lock_acquire_exclusive (for global lglock)
>> helpers.
> IOW, with this patch lglock looks like rw_semaphore for lockdep...


I could have actually made lglock use the rwsem helpers, but I think
that would be quite confusing...

Michel "Walken" Lespinasse
A program is never fully debugged until the last user dies.

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