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Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:38:08 +0300 (MSK)
From: Alexander Monakov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] a new lock algorithm with lock value and CS counts
 in the same atomic int

On Sun, 18 Jun 2017, Rich Felker wrote:
> > If we want code sharing with the rest of musl (which we should) I like
> > Alexander's idea of a __futexwait inline function much better.
> I don't think there's any value to making it inline. If it could be a
> single syscall, that would be one thing, but with the fallback for old
> systems that lack private futex, it's just a gratuitously large inline
> chunk that's likely to interfere with inlining/optimization of the
> caller, and certainly has no potential to improve performance (since
> there's a syscall involved).

The original suggestion was to move two syscalls into a static inline function,
with contents mirroring those of __wake. If that's too large, then so is __wake
(and all you've said applies equally to __wake, which is static inline).


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