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From: Alex Gaynor <>
To: Carlos <>
Cc: rust-for-linux <>
Subject: Re: Exposing semaphores
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 20:08:43 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YIdUf1C5VtWn/D2G@localhost.localdomain>

It sounds like you already identified it, but yup, that'd be my major
piece of advice, follow the conventions and traits use in the other
sync/ locking types:

Glad to hear you're already diving into scull!


On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 8:02 PM Carlos <> wrote:
> Hello to all,
> I recently began assessing what functionality from the kernel is missing
> for implementing a basic scull driver.
> Semaphores are the first missing primitive that caught my attention, and
> being such an important part of the kernel itself, I will make exposing
> this functionality my first priority instead.
> It should be pretty straightforward, following the stablished convention of
> leveraging the kernel API.
> Any comments before I dig in?

All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good people to do nothing.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-27  0:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-27  0:02 Exposing semaphores Carlos
2021-04-27  0:08 ` Alex Gaynor [this message]
2021-04-27  0:12 ` Wedson Almeida Filho
2021-04-27  1:43   ` Samantha Miller
2021-04-27 11:00   ` Sven Van Asbroeck
2021-04-27 10:18 ` Sven Van Asbroeck
2021-04-27 10:58   ` Greg KH

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