[LAD] lwn.net write-up of realtime session @ kernel summit 2009

Jens M Andreasen jens.andreasen at comhem.se
Thu Oct 22 19:11:55 UTC 2009

So what /should/ then be the new name of the spinlock_t that is actually

My vote is for spinning_spinlock_t, because that is what I say when I
try to explain the difference. Implicitly also suggests that normal
spinlocks in an RT context aren't really /that/ urgently spinning.


On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 10:46 +0200, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
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> interesting coverage as usual, thanks to lwn for the free-link feature.
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