In message <200110090434.f994Yam09790@earth.backplane.com>, Matt Dillon writes:
> I don't think it's a good idea to expose the atomic_*() ops or any other
> SMP mechanisms in the kernel to userland.
If we are going to be serious about threads, we need to expose some kind
of atomic ops to userland.
I can't see why they could not be the same as we use in the kernel...
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