[PATCH] drm: Replace kref with a simple atomic reference count
alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Thu Nov 25 15:13:58 PST 2010
> void kref_get(struct kref *kref)
> which causes havoc when you are trying to keep a list of unreferenced
> objects. That's all I'm trying to avoid.
You cannot have a list of unreferenced objects, the list itself is a set
You might want something to scavenge objects whose refcount is the list
only but thats not quite the same thing, and kref's are quite happy if
used that way.
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