Re: spin_lock forgets to clobber memory and other smp fixes [was

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 11:40:13 EST

On Thu, 7 Sep 2000 wrote:

>BTW Look also into asm-i386/bitops.h and dummy cast to some crap there.
>Are you impressed? 8)

Yep 8). If we add "memory" such stuff could be removed I think. As far I
can see the object of such stuff is to cause gcc to say `I'm too lazy to
see exactly what memory this guy is trying to change, so just assume he
added "memory" in the clobber list' :))


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