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Subject[patch 3/4] Markers - Remove ACCESS_ONCE
As Paul pointed out, the ACCESS_ONCE are not needed because we already have the
explicit surrounding memory barriers.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
CC: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
CC: Mike Mason <mmlnx@us.ibm.com>
CC: Dipankar Sarma <dipankar@in.ibm.com>
CC: David Smith <dsmith@redhat.com>
CC: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@us.ibm.com>
CC: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
CC: Adrian Bunk <adrian.bunk@movial.fi>
---
kernel/marker.c | 12 ++++++------
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
Index: linux-2.6-lttng/kernel/marker.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6-lttng.orig/kernel/marker.c 2008-03-19 18:30:26.000000000 -0400
+++ linux-2.6-lttng/kernel/marker.c 2008-03-19 18:32:16.000000000 -0400
@@ -109,13 +109,13 @@ void marker_probe_cb(const struct marker
* modules and they insure RCU read coherency.
*/
preempt_disable();
- ptype = ACCESS_ONCE(mdata->ptype);
+ ptype = mdata->ptype;
if (likely(!ptype)) {
marker_probe_func *func;
/* Must read the ptype before ptr. They are not data dependant,
* so we put an explicit smp_rmb() here. */
smp_rmb();
- func = ACCESS_ONCE(mdata->single.func);
+ func = mdata->single.func;
/* Must read the ptr before private data. They are not data
* dependant, so we put an explicit smp_rmb() here. */
smp_rmb();
@@ -133,7 +133,7 @@ void marker_probe_cb(const struct marker
* in the fast path, so put the explicit barrier here.
*/
smp_read_barrier_depends();
- multi = ACCESS_ONCE(mdata->multi);
+ multi = mdata->multi;
for (i = 0; multi[i].func; i++) {
va_start(args, fmt);
multi[i].func(multi[i].probe_private, call_private, fmt,
@@ -161,13 +161,13 @@ void marker_probe_cb_noarg(const struct
char ptype;

preempt_disable();
- ptype = ACCESS_ONCE(mdata->ptype);
+ ptype = mdata->ptype;
if (likely(!ptype)) {
marker_probe_func *func;
/* Must read the ptype before ptr. They are not data dependant,
* so we put an explicit smp_rmb() here. */
smp_rmb();
- func = ACCESS_ONCE(mdata->single.func);
+ func = mdata->single.func;
/* Must read the ptr before private data. They are not data
* dependant, so we put an explicit smp_rmb() here. */
smp_rmb();
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ void marker_probe_cb_noarg(const struct
* in the fast path, so put the explicit barrier here.
*/
smp_read_barrier_depends();
- multi = ACCESS_ONCE(mdata->multi);
+ multi = mdata->multi;
for (i = 0; multi[i].func; i++)
multi[i].func(multi[i].probe_private, call_private, fmt,
&args);
--
Mathieu Desnoyers
Computer Engineering Ph.D. Student, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
OpenPGP key fingerprint: 8CD5 52C3 8E3C 4140 715F BA06 3F25 A8FE 3BAE 9A68


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