Re: [PATCH 2/2] arm64: bpf: add BPF XADD instruction

From: David Miller
Date: Wed Nov 11 2015 - 12:35:58 EST

From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:27:00 -0800

> BPF_XADD == atomic_add() in kernel. period.
> we are not going to deprecate it or introduce something else.

Agreed, it makes no sense to try and tie C99 or whatever atomic
semantics to something that is already clearly defined to have
exactly kernel atomic_add() semantics.
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