Re: [PATCH v2] srcu: Isolate srcu sections using CONFIG_SRCU

From: Pranith Kumar
Date: Tue Dec 30 2014 - 13:54:42 EST

On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 12:46:22AM -0500, Pranith Kumar wrote:
>> Isolate the SRCU functions and data structures within CONFIG_SRCU so that there
>> is a compile time failure if srcu is used when not enabled. This was decided to
>> be better than waiting until link time for a failure to occur.
> Why?

This is part of the kernel tinification efforts. The first patch was
posted here: This patch enables a
compile time failure instead of a link time failure.

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