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SubjectRe: [OT] volatile keyword
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On Iau, 2005-08-25 at 15:26 -0600, Christopher Friesen wrote:
> > do
> > expires = timr->it_timer.expires;
> > while ((volatile long) (timr->it_timer.expires) != expires);
> >
> > Seems it's casting the value, not the pointer.
>
> Someone else will have to give the definitive answer, but it looks
> suspicious to me...

It really ought to be using rmb() in this case not volatile casting

Alan

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