> I feared this too, but eventually I decided it was worth it and
> benchmarks backed that up. If nothing else this is yet-another-excuse
> for locks that can spin-then-sleep.
> I posted dbench results, which show a positive gain even on 2-way for
> multiple client loads.
did you benchmark with anything other than dbench ?
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