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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] percpu fix for v4.10-rc6
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Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> The return value isn't the value of the atomic variable.
>
> The return value is whether the increment happened or not (ie the "was it not zero and
> could be incremented" part?)

Okay, fair enough. I was thinking of it as atomic_long_inc_return() - which
obviously it isn't.

David

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