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SubjectRe: asm-generic: Disallow no-op mb() for SMP systems
On Fri, Feb 02, 2018 at 09:08:20PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Feb 2018 21:25:49 +0100
> Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Feb 03, 2018 at 04:00:35AM +0800, kbuild test robot wrote:
> > > Hi Peter,
> > >
> > > I love your patch! Yet something to improve:
> >
> > Seriously? Bots have feelings?
> >
> > > [auto build test ERROR on asm-generic/master]
> > > [also build test ERROR on v4.15 next-20180202]
> > > [if your patch is applied to the wrong git tree, please drop us a note to help improve the system]
> > >
> > > url: https://github.com/0day-ci/linux/commits/Peter-Zijlstra/asm-generic-Disallow-no-op-mb-for-SMP-systems/20180203-000108
> > > base: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/arnd/asm-generic.git master
> > > config: m32r-usrv_defconfig (attached as .config)
> > > compiler: m32r-linux-gcc (GCC) 7.2.0
> >
> > Awesome, another broken architecture.. and this one is Orphaned :-(
> > No maintainer to bug..
>
> Renesas claim to still support the processor family so perhaps they can
> provide a maintainer if you instead submit a patch to remove it from the
> tree ;-)

There's an idea :-)

> From the documentation however the processor only does explicit dual
> issue instructions, and the SMP is cache coherent so I'm not convinced
> there is a problem with it.

Thanks for looking at that, got a link handy to said documentation? Does
it really not have a store-buffer?

Getting such details sorted was exactly the purpose of the patch, so in
that regards its a success :-)

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