[PATCH] lglock: add read-preference local-global rwlock

Oleg Nesterov oleg at redhat.com
Sun Mar 3 04:01:45 EST 2013

On 03/02, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
> On 02/03/13 02:28, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > Lai, I didn't read this discussion except the code posted by Michel.
> > I'll try to read this patch carefully later, but I'd like to ask
> > a couple of questions.
> >
> > This version looks more complex than Michel's, why? Just curious, I
> > am trying to understand what I missed. See
> > http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=136196350213593
> Michel changed my old draft version a little, his version is good enough for me.

Yes, I see. But imho Michel suggested the valuable cleanup, the code
becomes even more simple with the same perfomance.

Your v2 looks almost correct to me, but I still think it makes sense
to incorporate the simplification from Michel.

> My new version tries to add a little better nestable support with only
> adding single __this_cpu_op() in _read_[un]lock().

How? Afaics with or without FALLBACK_BASE you need _reed + _inc/dec in


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