On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 10:06:47AM -0500, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
Mostly, I meant that the new RCU API interfaces that have come into
existance since 2004 were only hastily wrapped or NOPed by me to get
Jim's method only works with explicit rcu_read_lock..unlock sequences,
implicit sequences via preempt_disable..enable and the like are not
handled. I had thought all such sequences were converted to rcu_read_lock
but maybe that is not yet correct.
Jim will have to comment on the full history. He is incommunicado
at the moment; hopefully he will be able to participate sometime in
the next few days.