Re: [PATCH v9 3/5] qrwlock, x86 - Treat all data type not biggerthan long as atomic in x86

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed Jan 22 2014 - 07:09:30 EST

* Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 04:31:56PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > And if somebody tries to do a "smp_store_release()" on a random
> > structure or union, do we care? We're not some nanny state that wants
> > to give nice warnings for insane code.
> Hurm, and here I thought warning on insane code was a good idea :/

There's a level of insanity that is best cured through Darwin Awards?


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