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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/3] xenoprof fixes: active_domains races

To: "Santos, Jose Renato G" <joserenato.santos@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/3] xenoprof fixes: active_domains races
From: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 00:23:58 -0700
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* Santos, Jose Renato G (joserenato.santos@xxxxxx) wrote:
> >> What about buffer_sem in drivers/oprofile/event_buffer.c and 
> >> start_sem in drivers/oprofile/oprof.c?  Want me to submit a 
> >> patch to convert all three?
>    I think we should minimize changes to generic oprofile code
>    (in drivers/oprofile) to minimize divergence from main stream linux.
>    For this reason I don't think we should touch buffer_sem and
>    start_sem.

Well, you can certainly just send bits like that upstream.  You never
know, they might even appreciate the updates.


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