Re: call_function_many: fix list delete vs add race

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 21:51:33 EST

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Paul E. McKenney
<paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Documentation/memory-barriers.txt specifies this.

Good, so it really is documented, with both cases explicitly mentioned.

That said, I do think that if your memory ordering is much weaker than
x86, you are going to see bugs that most testers don't see, and it
simply might not be worth it.

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