Re: [ 41/64] spinlocks and preemption points need to be at leastcompiler barriers

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed Apr 10 2013 - 19:00:49 EST

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 03:54:44PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Note for stable: use discretion when/if applying this. As mentioned,
> > this bug may never have actually bitten anybody, and gcc may never have
> > done the required code motion for it to possibly ever trigger in
> > practice.
> No objections, I just wanted to make sure the stable people had
> noticed this message to them...

Yeah, I saw it, and it looks like a valid thing to apply.


greg k-h
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