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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL rcu/next] RCU commits for 3.4

* Paul E. McKenney <> wrote:

> Hello, Ingo,
> The major features of this series are making RCU more aggressive about
> entering dyntick-idle mode in order to improve energy efficiency,
> converting a few more call_rcu()s to kfree_rcu()s, applying a number
> of rcutree fixes and cleanups to rcutiny, removing CONFIG_SMP #ifdefs
> from treercu, allowing RCU CPU stall times to be set via sysfs, adding
> CPU-stall capability to rcutorture, adding more RCU-abuse diagnostics,
> updating documentation, and fixing yet more issue located in the
> still-ongoing top-to-bottom inspection of RCU, this time with a special
> focus on the CPU-hotplug code path.

I stuck this nice list into the merge commit, for future

> Three of the kfree_rcu() conversions have not yet received
> acks (s390, tcm_fc, and mac80211), but the maintainers have
> been CCed on multiple LKML postings and -next testing has not
> shown any problems.
> These commits have been posted to LKML (
> and and have received -next testing.
> They are available in the git repository at:
> git:// rcu/next

Pulled, thanks a lot Paul!


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