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Re: [Xen-devel] Linux v3.12 + pv ticketlocks.

On Mon, Sep 09, 2013 at 11:39:52AM +0100, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-09-06 at 16:11 -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > Hey,
> > 
> > Linux v3.12 (which is now in merge window phase) has the code for
> > making the spinlock use ticketlocks for everything. 
> Congrats!

Thank you. Albeit most of the credit goes to folks you and me mentioned
and as well Raghavendra K T for tirelessly picking it up and
upstreaming it.

> > Majority of that work was done by Jeremy Fitzhardinge and I would like
> > to thank him for doing this work. It had taken a year (or more) to actually
> Way more that a year, wasn't it? This stuff has been floating around for
> 3 or 4 years or longer IIRC.

Wow. Time does not exist for me. Everything that has not yet been done
in my mind is "last year" :-)

> BTW Attilio Rao did some upstreaming work and a bunch of measurement
> stuff too.

And a nice Wiki entry:


and an awesome blog entry:

> Ian.

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