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SubjectRe: [RFC 0/5] RCU fixes for rcu_assign_pointer usage
On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 08:42:43AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 08:11:36PM -0800, Joel Fernandes wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 8:08 PM Joel Fernandes (Google)
> > <joel@joelfernandes.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > These patches fix various RCU API usage issues found due to sparse errors as a
> > > result of the recent check to add rcu_check_sparse() to rcu_assign_pointer().
> > >
> > > This is very early RFC stage, and is only build tested. I am also only sending
> > > to the RCU group for initial review before sending to LKML. Thanks for any feedback!
> > >
> > > There are still more usages that cause errors such as rbtree which I am
> > > looking into.
> >
> > Looks like it got sent to LKML anyway, ;-) That's Ok since it is
> > prefixed as RFC.
>
> As is only right and proper. ;-)
>
> I don't see an immediate problem with them, but it would be good to get
> the relevant developers and maintainers on CC for the next version. I
> cannot claim to know that code very well.

Definitely will CC them next time, sorry about that. I'll stop being so shy
but I have some scars that are still healing ;-)

- Joel

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