Re: [RFC][PATCH] rcu: Clean up TASKS_RCU() abuse

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Nov 11 2015 - 08:23:14 EST

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 04:49:40AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 01:23:10PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I recently ran into TASKS_RCU() and wondered why we can't use normal
> > coding patterns to do the same.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Well, I cannot get too excited either way, but the diffstat for this
> change is not particularly favorable.

It also doesn't build with TASKS_RCU enabled it turns out. But the point
is, nowhere else do we use this pattern. We always provide functions.
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