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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/24] make atomic_read() behave consistently across all architectures
On Mon, 10 Sep 2007, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> The fact is, "volatile" *only* makes things worse. It generates worse
> code, and never fixes any real bugs. This is a *fact*.

Yes, lets just drop the volatiles now! We need a patch that gets rid of
them.... Volunteers?

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