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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cred - synchronize rcu before releasing cred
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Le mercredi 16 juin 2010 à 14:57 +0200, Jiri Olsa a écrit :
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 02:45:14PM +0200, Eric Dumazet wrote:

> > I respectfully suggest that every patch adding a synchronize_rcu() call
> > be reviewed by Paul himself. This is really the last option that should
> > be considered, since it adds a big delay.
>
> no problem, I wasn't aware of this
>
> >
> > Can you explain why other solutions cannot be used ?
>
> I'm not sure which ones do you mean.. I'm not RCU expert, and
> this one occured to me as probable fix, but if there're other
> ways, no problem ;)

To be fair, I am not RCU expert either, since I make mistakes on each
RCU related patch I post. Welcome to the club :)


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