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SubjectRe: Introduce atomic_dec_and_lock_irqsave()
On 2018-05-04 17:54:46 [+0200], Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, May 04, 2018 at 05:45:28PM +0200, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> > This series introduces atomic_dec_and_lock_irqsave() and converts a few
> > users to use it. They were using local_irq_save() +
> > atomic_dec_and_lock() before that series.
>
> Should not all these users be converted to refcount_t, and thus, should
> we not introduce refcount_dec_and_lock_irqsave() instead?

do you intend to kill refcount_dec_and_lock() in the longterm?
I haz this but instead we do
- atomic_dec_and_lock() -> refcount_dec_and_lock()
- add refcount_dec_and_lock_irqsave()
- patch 2+ use refcount_dec_and_lock_irqsave().

Sebastian

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