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    SubjectRe: RFC: patch to allow lock-free traversal of lists with insertion
    On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 02:47:05PM -0700, Paul McKenney wrote:
    > > I don't think it's actually all that bad. There won't be all
    > > that many places that require the rmbdd, and they'll pretty
    > > much exactly correspond to the places in which you have to put
    > > wmb for all architectures anyway.
    >
    > Just to make sure I understand... This rmbdd() would use IPIs to
    > get all the CPUs' caches synchronized, right?

    Err, I see your confusion now.

    "Correspond" meaning "for every wmb needed on the writer side,
    there is likely an rmb needed on the reader side in a similar
    place".


    r~
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