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Re: [SLUG] Re: pentium M series


On Wed Dec 21, 2005 at 16:47:26 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
><quote who="O Plameras">
>
>> #define spin_lock_init(lock)    do { (void)(lock); } while(0)
>> #define _raw_spin_lock(lock)    do { (void)(lock); } while(0)
>> 
>> I am reading this cited macros. This is very very clear.
>
>*Completely* out of context and without any research or understanding of the
>kernel internals, I can see why you might think that.
>

Of course the whole quote started with a "#ifndef SMP" and a comment
explaining exactly what it was doing.