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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/24] make atomic_read() behave consistently across all architectures
    On Sun, 9 Sep 2007 19:02:54 +0100
    Denys Vlasenko <> wrote:

    > Why is all this fixation on "volatile"? I don't think
    > people want "volatile" keyword per se, they want atomic_read(&x) to
    > _always_ compile into an memory-accessing instruction, not register
    > access.

    and ... why is that?
    is there any valid, non-buggy code sequence that makes that a
    reasonable requirement?
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