Re: [PATCH 1/1] Fix: trace sched switch start/stop racy updates

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Fri Aug 16 2019 - 16:49:21 EST

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:44:10 -0400
Joel Fernandes <joel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am also more on the side of using *_ONCE. To me, by principal, I
> would be willing to convert any concurrent plain access using _ONCE,
> just so we don't have to worry about it now or in the future and also
> documents the access.
> Perhaps the commit message can be reworded to mention that the _ONCE
> is an additional clean up for safe access.

The most I'll take is two separate patches. One is going to be marked
for stable as it fixes a real bug. The other is more for cosmetic or
theoretical issues, that I will state clearly "NOT FOR STABLE", such
that the autosel doesn't take them.

-- Steve