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SubjectRe: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 06/17] rcu: Remove return value from RCU_INIT_POINTER()
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Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> From: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>
> The return value from RCU_INIT_POINTER() is not used, and using it
> would be quite ugly, for example:
>
> q = RCU_INIT_POINTER(global_p, p);
>
> To prevent this sort of ugliness from appearing, this commit wraps
> RCU_INIT_POINTER() in a do-while loop.
>
> Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>

Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>


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