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Subject[RFC PATCH] locks:Remove spinlock in unshare_files
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From: Ma Ling <ling.ml@antfin.com>

Processor support atomic operation for long/int/short/char type,
we use the feature to avoid spinlock, which cost hundreds cycles.

Appreciate your comments
Ling

Signed-off-by: Ma Ling <ling.ml@antfin.com>
---
kernel/fork.c | 4 +---
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/fork.c b/kernel/fork.c
index 60a1295..fe54600 100644
--- a/kernel/fork.c
+++ b/kernel/fork.c
@@ -3041,9 +3041,7 @@ int unshare_files(struct files_struct **displaced)
return error;
}
*displaced = task->files;
- task_lock(task);
- task->files = copy;
- task_unlock(task);
+ WRITE_ONCE(task->files, copy);
return 0;
}

--
1.8.3.1
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