Re: [PATCH -tip v3 0/5] locking: Use acquire/release semantics

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Wed Sep 30 2015 - 16:38:12 EST

On Wed, 30 Sep 2015, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:
> This series continues porting users to Will's new _{acquire|release|relaxed}
> optimizations for weakly ordered archs -- and in practice, arm64 being the only
> actual user we have, thus could use a _lot_ more testing. While we have osq in
> -tip recently, along with Waiman's one for native qspinlocks, the following
> patches pretty much complete the move over for all things kernel/locking/*.
> Of course, particular primitives can be found in the obvious patch titles. Note
> that patch 1 adds the necessary machinery to fully support some locks, such as
> rwsems.

Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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