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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 tip/core/rcu 02/39] rcu: Make arch select smp_mb__after_unlock_lock() strength
On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 04:44:49PM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> The definition of smp_mb__after_unlock_lock() is currently smp_mb()
> for CONFIG_PPC and a no-op otherwise. It would be better to instead
> provide an architecture-selectable Kconfig option, and select the
> strength of smp_mb__after_unlock_lock() based on that option. This
> commit therefore creates ARCH_WEAK_RELEASE_ACQUIRE, has PPC select it,
> and bases the definition of smp_mb__after_unlock_lock() on this new
> ARCH_WEAK_RELEASE_ACQUIRE Kconfig option.
>
> Reported-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
> Cc: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
> Acked-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
> Cc: <linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>

Seems sensible.

Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>

> arch/Kconfig | 3 +++
> arch/powerpc/Kconfig | 1 +
> include/linux/rcupdate.h | 6 +++---
> 3 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/Kconfig b/arch/Kconfig
> index cd211a14a88f..adefaf344239 100644
> --- a/arch/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/Kconfig
> @@ -320,6 +320,9 @@ config HAVE_CMPXCHG_LOCAL
> config HAVE_CMPXCHG_DOUBLE
> bool
>
> +config ARCH_WEAK_RELEASE_ACQUIRE
> + bool
> +
> config ARCH_WANT_IPC_PARSE_VERSION
> bool
>
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
> index 97a8bc8a095c..7a5c9b764cd2 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
> @@ -99,6 +99,7 @@ config PPC
> select ARCH_USE_BUILTIN_BSWAP
> select ARCH_USE_CMPXCHG_LOCKREF if PPC64
> select ARCH_WANT_IPC_PARSE_VERSION
> + select ARCH_WEAK_RELEASE_ACQUIRE
> select BINFMT_ELF
> select BUILDTIME_EXTABLE_SORT
> select CLONE_BACKWARDS
> diff --git a/include/linux/rcupdate.h b/include/linux/rcupdate.h
> index de88b33c0974..e6146d0074f8 100644
> --- a/include/linux/rcupdate.h
> +++ b/include/linux/rcupdate.h
> @@ -1127,11 +1127,11 @@ do { \
> * if the UNLOCK and LOCK are executed by the same CPU or if the
> * UNLOCK and LOCK operate on the same lock variable.
> */
> -#ifdef CONFIG_PPC
> +#ifdef CONFIG_ARCH_WEAK_RELEASE_ACQUIRE
> #define smp_mb__after_unlock_lock() smp_mb() /* Full ordering for lock. */
> -#else /* #ifdef CONFIG_PPC */
> +#else /* #ifdef CONFIG_ARCH_WEAK_RELEASE_ACQUIRE */
> #define smp_mb__after_unlock_lock() do { } while (0)
> -#endif /* #else #ifdef CONFIG_PPC */
> +#endif /* #else #ifdef CONFIG_ARCH_WEAK_RELEASE_ACQUIRE */
>
>
> #endif /* __LINUX_RCUPDATE_H */
> --
> 2.5.2
>

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