Reworking the semaphore interface
Posted Dec 15, 2005 15:08 UTC (Thu) by jreiser
Parent article: Reworking the semaphore interface
The improved clarity of identifying mutual exclusion [only] is welcome. However, a flag day (when the old usage no longer works at all) is painful. Could there be a compile-time option CONFIG_KMUTEX_USES_KSEMAPHORE which preserves source compatibility, perhaps even binary compatibility?
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