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From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 19:18:48 +0200
Mail-followup-to: kernel@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 10:07:37AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     Ok, I spoke too soon.  There are over 500 files still using SPLs.
>     In order to get this done in a reasonable length of time I would like
>     to call on those committers with a few hours to burn to help me 
>     remove SPLs!  To reduce overheads, I am only asking for people with a
>     commit bit here, because in this case it's almost as much effort to
>     make the changes as it would be to review a patch submission!

Matt, I don't think this is a good to rush. I think it can seriously degrade
performance, esp. since some of the spl() protections are hold over longer
areas of time.

I don't have a problem with replacing critical short usage areas with
critical sections, but flatting it directly is not good.


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