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Analyzing locks in OpenBSD’s Kernel with Domain-Specific Knowledge

Contributed by grey on from the The Egyptian Lover has "Poppers Anthem" where's Lockers Lullaby dept.

Christian Ludwig "wrote a tool to statically analyze spl(9) kernel locking in OpenBSD. It even found some bugs."

His write up is here: https://medium.com/@chrissicool/analyze-openbsds-kernel-with-domain-specific-knowledge-ca665d92eebb

His code for the Lock Balancing Checker referenced in the write up is available under an ISC license and can be obtained here: https://github.com/chrissicool/lbc

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