Re: [PATCH v2] rcu: fix a race in hlist_nulls_for_each_entry_rcumacro
From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Sun Jun 02 2013 - 19:32:08 EST
On Thu, 2013-05-30 at 12:25 +0400, Roman Gushchin wrote:
> On 29.05.2013 23:06, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-05-29 at 14:09 +0400, Roman Gushchin wrote:
> > True, these lookup functions are usually structured the same around the
> > hlist_nulls_for_each_entry_rcu() loop.
> > A barrier() right before the loop seems to be a benefit, the size of
> > assembly code is reduced by 48 bytes.
> > And its one of the documented way to handle this kind of problems
> > (Documentation/atomic_ops.txt line 114)
> > I guess we should amend this documentation, eventually.
> > Thanks, please add you "Signed-off-by" if you agree with the patch.
> Signed-off-by: Roman Gushchin <klamm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Many thanks to you, Paul E. McKenney and David Laight for your
> patches, help and participation in this discussion.
Thanks to you !
David, is there any problem with the patch ?
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/247360/ says "Not applicable", please
tell me what is needed to get it merged.
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