[lkml]   [2007]   [Aug]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [PATCH] make atomic_t volatile on all architectures
    From: Herbert Xu <>
    Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 09:03:27 +0800

    > Such loops should always use something like cpu_relax() which comes
    > with a barrier.

    This is an excellent point.

    And it needs to be weighed with the error prone'ness Andrew mentioned.
    There probably is a middle ground somewhere.
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2007-08-09 03:51    [W:0.021 / U:0.848 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site