Re: [RFC] RCU and CONFIG_PREEMPT_RT progress, part 3

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On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 03:06:38PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > 3.	Since SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED now takes the lock itself as an
> > 	argument, what is the best way to initialize per-CPU
> > 	locks?  An explicit initialization function, or is there
> > 	some way that I am missing to make an initializer?
> Ouch, I just notice that (been using an older version for some time). 
> Ingo, is this to force the initialization of the lists instead of at
> runtime?

ANSI C99 is missing a concept of "self" during auto-intialization. The
explicit passing of the lvalue is needed so that it can be propagated
downward to other macros in the initialization structure. list_head
initialization is one of those things if I remember correctly.


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