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Subject[PATCH 01/31] ia64: Fix up smp_mb__{before,after}_clear_bit
IA64 doesn't actually have acquire/release barriers, its a lie!

Add a comment explaining this and fix up the bitop barriers.

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
---
arch/ia64/include/asm/bitops.h | 7 ++-----
arch/ia64/include/uapi/asm/cmpxchg.h | 9 +++++++++
2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

--- a/arch/ia64/include/asm/bitops.h
+++ b/arch/ia64/include/asm/bitops.h
@@ -65,11 +65,8 @@ __set_bit (int nr, volatile void *addr)
*((__u32 *) addr + (nr >> 5)) |= (1 << (nr & 31));
}

-/*
- * clear_bit() has "acquire" semantics.
- */
-#define smp_mb__before_clear_bit() smp_mb()
-#define smp_mb__after_clear_bit() do { /* skip */; } while (0)
+#define smp_mb__before_clear_bit() barrier();
+#define smp_mb__after_clear_bit() barrier();

/**
* clear_bit - Clears a bit in memory
--- a/arch/ia64/include/uapi/asm/cmpxchg.h
+++ b/arch/ia64/include/uapi/asm/cmpxchg.h
@@ -118,6 +118,15 @@ extern long ia64_cmpxchg_called_with_bad
#define cmpxchg_rel(ptr, o, n) \
ia64_cmpxchg(rel, (ptr), (o), (n), sizeof(*(ptr)))

+/*
+ * Worse still - early processor implementations actually just ignored
+ * the acquire/release and did a full fence all the time. Unfortunately
+ * this meant a lot of badly written code that used .acq when they really
+ * wanted .rel became legacy out in the wild - so when we made a cpu
+ * that strictly did the .acq or .rel ... all that code started breaking - so
+ * we had to back-pedal and keep the "legacy" behavior of a full fence :-(
+ */
+
/* for compatibility with other platforms: */
#define cmpxchg(ptr, o, n) cmpxchg_acq((ptr), (o), (n))
#define cmpxchg64(ptr, o, n) cmpxchg_acq((ptr), (o), (n))



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