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CELF Project Proposal/Add sleeping spinlocks to mainline kernel

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add sleeping spinlocks to the mainline kernel
Tim Bird


One of the last major elements of the RT-preempt patch set that is still not mainlined is the implementation of the so-called "sleeping spinlocks". It would be good to mainline these, addressing remaining issues to their inclusion in the standard Linux kernel.

Thomas Gleixner discussed the status of RT-preempt at the realtime preemption mini-summit, and the 2009 kernel summit.

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