Re: [PATCH v4 0/3] locking/rwsem: Rwsem rearchitecture part 0
From: Will Deacon
Date: Fri Feb 15 2019 - 13:41:04 EST
On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 11:37:15AM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 05:00:14PM -0500, Waiman Long wrote:
> > v4:
> > - Remove rwsem-spinlock.c and make all archs use rwsem-xadd.c.
> > v3:
> > - Optimize __down_read_trylock() for the uncontended case as suggested
> > by Linus.
> > v2:
> > - Add patch 2 to optimize __down_read_trylock() as suggested by PeterZ.
> > - Update performance test data in patch 1.
> > The goal of this patchset is to remove the architecture specific files
> > for rwsem-xadd to make it easer to add enhancements in the later rwsem
> > patches. It also removes the legacy rwsem-spinlock.c file and make all
> > the architectures use one single implementation of rwsem - rwsem-xadd.c.
> > Waiman Long (3):
> > locking/rwsem: Remove arch specific rwsem files
> > locking/rwsem: Remove rwsem-spinlock.c & use rwsem-xadd.c for all
> > archs
> > locking/rwsem: Optimize down_read_trylock()
> Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> with the caveat that I'm happy to exchange patch 3 back to my earlier
> suggestion in case Will expesses concerns wrt the ARM64 performance of
> Linus' suggestion.
Right, the current proposal doesn't work well for us, unfortunately. Which
was your earlier suggestion?