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    SubjectRe: [patch] spinlocks: remove 'volatile'
    "Albert Cahalan" <> writes:

    > That's all theoretical though. Today, gcc's volatile does
    > not follow the C standard on modern hardware. Bummer.
    > It'd be low-performance anyway though.

    I think gcc's volatile does in fact follow the standard. The standard
    simply doesn't say anything about hardware accesses, SMP, PCI etc.
    You must know what you're doing, and for some things you need a bit
    of assembler.
    Krzysztof Halasa
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