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Date:   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 19:41:36 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Waiman Long <>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Borislav Petkov <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>,
        Linux List Kernel Mailing <>,
        "the arch/x86 maintainers" <>,
        Davidlohr Bueso <>,
        Tim Chen <>,
        huang ying <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH-tip v7 00/20] locking/rwsem: Rwsem rearchitecture part 2

On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 5:28 PM Waiman Long <> wrote:
> Not really, this is a serious problem that have to be backported to
> earlier stable releases and downstream. The clever code is helpful in
> those cases.

Fair enough, I guess the code will live in the stable trees for a longish while.


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