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

From: Richard Henderson (
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 19:51:59 EST

On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 12:34:24AM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> >No it's not. We know how big the dummy_lock structure is, and
> >so might "know" that it doesn't overlap with something else.
> I guess Alexey point is that the current compiler doesn't notice that.

Perhaps. But that's not to say no future compiler won't.

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