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Date:	Mon, 31 Jul 2006 16:06:15 +0900 (JST)
From:	Masatake YAMATO <>
Subject: Re: [01/04 mm-patch, rfc] Add lightweight rwlock


> The following set of patches adds a struct lw_rwlock (for lightweight
> rwlock) which contains a spin_lock_t and an atomic_t. It is defined
> in include/linux/lw_rwlock.h.

I think the name, "lightweight" is too generic. It implies just lw_rwlock
is better than rwlock. The name may lead that people use lw_rwlock rather 
than rwlock any place through there are places where rwlock is better than
lw_rwlock. So I looked for the name:

sw_rwlock: seldom writing rwlock
wp_rwlock: write pricey rwlock
rp_rwlock: read prioritized rwlock

If you could find good one, plesae use it instead.

Masatake YAMATO
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