Re: [PATCH memory-model] Add recent references
From: Paul E. McKenney
Date: Mon Feb 17 2020 - 14:12:49 EST
On Sun, Feb 16, 2020 at 12:01:14PM -0500, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Feb 2020, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > This commit updates the list of LKMM-related publications in
> > Documentation/references.txt.
> > Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > o Paul E. McKenney, Ulrich Weigand, Andrea Parri, and Boqun
> > - Feng. 2016. "Linux-Kernel Memory Model". (6 June 2016).
> > - http://open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG21/docs/papers/2016/p0124r2.html.
> > + Feng. 2018. "Linux-Kernel Memory Model". (27 September 2018).
> > + http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2018/p0124r6.html.
> Even though this is an update, the new version referenced here is
> already out-of-date (in particular, with regard to its discussions of
> the ordering properties of unlock-lock sequences as viewed by threads
> not holding the lock). And it contains a few typos scattered
Indeed, 18 months is a long time for LKMM, isn't it? ;-)
Sounds like time to update it for the next meeting. I of course would
welcome any notes you might have taken while going through it.