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SubjectRe: call_function_many: fix list delete vs add race
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On Tue, 2011-02-01 at 15:46 +1000, Linus Torvalds wrote:
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> Quite frankly, the POWER case is made worse by the fact that the
> synchronization primitives have this total confusion about "pipeline"
> synchronization due to historical implementation oddities etc. Talk
> about crazy. The whole "isync" vs "sync" vs "lwsync" thing is just an
> embarrassment. But this is, after all, a company that ran out of
> vowels in instruction naming, so I guess their misleading and confused
> naming for memory ordering is just par for the course.

You forgot eieio, that's where all the vowels go !

Cheers,
Ben.



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