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SubjectRe: ADI Blackfin patch for kernel 2.6.14
Luke wrote:
> > Cow. You know that volatile in-kernel is basically always wrong?
> >
> I really don't know that... Could you refer me to any document or
> posts talking about it? thank you!

Start with:

> Date Tue, 6 Jan 2004 10:02:18 -0800 (PST)
> From Linus Torvalds <>
> Subject Re: [PATCH] fix get_jiffies_64 to work on voyager
> [ This is a big rant against using "volatile" on data structures. Feel
> free to ignore it, but the fact is, I'm right. You should never EVER use
> "volatile" on a data structure. ]

I won't rest till it's the best ...
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