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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 03/11] qspinlock: Add pending bit

On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 05:07:29PM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > We are trying to make the fastpath as simple as possible as it may be
> > inlined. The complexity of the queue spinlock is in the slowpath.
> Sure, but then it shouldn't be called slowpath anymore as it is not
> slow.

Its common terminology to call the inline part the fast path and the
out-of-line call on failure the slow path.

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