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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 02/21] Add a prelocked wake-up
Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

> > Add a wakeup call for a case whereby the caller already has the waitqueue
> > spinlock held.
> That naming is crazy.

Sorry, yeah. This is a bit hacked together at the moment and needs some more
tidying up. I've had a lot of problems with performance regressions of up to
40% from seemingly simple changes involving moving locks around - it turns out
that the problem was that I was running with kasan enabled.


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