lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Sep]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [PATCH] RCU read sched

    * Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca> wrote:

    > (probably already in -tip)
    >
    > Add rcu_read_lock_sched() and rcu_read_unlock_sched() to rcupdate.h to match the
    > recently added write-side call_rcu_sched() and rcu_barrier_sched(). They also
    > match the no-so-recently-added synchronize_sched().
    >
    > It will help following matching use of the update/read lock primitives. Those
    > new read lock will replace preempt_disable()/enable() used in pair with
    > RCU-classic synchronization.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
    > Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
    > CC: Paul E McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

    Paul, does this API extension look good to you?

    i'll apply it to tip/core/rcu if yes.

    Ingo


    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2008-09-30 12:13    [W:0.045 / U:0.504 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site