lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Oct]   [9]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: RFC: patch to allow lock-free traversal of lists with insertion
Date
In message <20011009091101.A27319@twiddle.net> you write:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 07:03:37PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > I don't *like* making Alpha's wmb() stronger, but it is the
> > only solution which doesn't touch common code.
>
> It's not a "solution" at all. It's so heavy weight you'd be
> much better off with locks. Just use the damned rmb_me_harder.

Wow! I'm glad you're volunteering to audit all the kernel code to fix
this Alpha-specific bug by inserting rmb_me_harder() in all the
critical locations!

Don't miss any!

I look forward to seeing your patch,
Rusty.
--
Premature optmztion is rt of all evl. --DK
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:05    [W:0.075 / U:2.052 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site