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SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: RFC: patch to allow lock-free traversal of lists with insertion

On Fri, 12 Oct 2001, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> Suppose that p and *p are on two different cache partitions and the
> invalidation order that comes from the wmb() cpu is 1) *p 2) p
> Suppose that the partition when *p lies is damn busy and the one where
> p lies is free.
> The reader cpu could pickup the value of p before the value of *p by
> reading the old value of a

Ahh.. I misunderstood. You are arguing for the rmb() even if the CPU
doesn't speculate addresses for loads. Yes, I agree.


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