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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 12:08:08 -0500
From:	William Allen Simpson <>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <>
CC:	"Paul E. McKenney" <>,
	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Linux Kernel Developers <>,
	Linux Kernel Network Developers <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH resent] Documentation: rw_lock lessons learned

Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> I would rather see the text in Documentation/spinlocks give an explaination
> as to why reader/writer locks are normally not desirable. 
> The whole document needs work to make it a developer document, rather than
> a historical mail thread..  A good document says what should be done today,
> and does not have old junk or ask the reader to overly new context
> on old information.
You wish me to merge our patches?

Or this is a second patch in a proposed series?
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