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

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Nov 11 2015 - 17:21:59 EST

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 11:55:59AM -0800, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> Therefore things like memory barriers, full set of atomics are not applicable
> in bpf world.

There are still plenty of wait-free constructs one can make using them.

Say a barrier/rendezvous construct for knowing when an event has
happened on all CPUs.

But if you really do not want any of that, I suppose that is a valid

Is even privileged (e)BPF not allowed things like this? I was thinking
the strict no loops stuff was for unpriv (e)BPF only.
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