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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 03/18] xen/pvcalls: initialize the module and register the xenbus backend

On Tue, 16 May 2017, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > And why are you using a rw semaphore --- I only noticed two instances of use
> > and both are writes.
> Yes, this is wrong, legacy from a previous version of the codebase. A
> simple spin_lock should suffice for this use-case.

I replied too quickly: it is best as a semaphore because the functions
within the critical regions can cause a reschedule. But there is no need
to use a rw_semaphore, so I'll switch it to a regular semaphore.

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