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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix the cpumask rewrite

    > And the same is true of "volatile" for the bitop functions. They are
    > volatile not because they require the data to be volatile, but because
    > they have at least traditionally been used for various cases, _including_
    > volatile.
    > Now, we could say that we don't do that any more, and decide that the
    > regular bitop functions really cannot be used on volatile stuff. But
    > that's a BIG decision. And it's certainly not a decision that parisc
    > users should make.

    Heh, with vojtech we introduced locking into input layer
    (there was none before)... using test_bit/set_bit.

    (I just hope set_bit etc implies memory barrier... or we'll have to do
    it once more)

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