Re: [PARPORT] parport_ieee1284.c.diff1

Philip Blundell (
Mon, 05 Oct 1998 15:43:55 +0100

>The only part of my patch that you can really disagree for 2.2 is the
>spinlock stuff that it' s _only_ an improvement that I consider as a code
>cleanup, and since I just implemented it (I couldn' t resist) and nobody
>reported one problem I am _not_ going to remove it now (at least I' ll
>wait for Linus' s request ;-). Having the right number of spinlock make
>things simpler also to check.

By all means have a go, but if Linus won't eat it straight away you need to
pull that stuff out. I agree it would be good to get EXCL and spinlocks in
before 2.2.


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