[RFC PATCH 0/4] b.L: Memory barriers and miscellaneous tidyups
nicolas.pitre at linaro.org
Tue Jan 15 12:29:22 EST 2013
On Tue, 15 Jan 2013, Dave Martin wrote:
> After much head-scratching and discussion, I have concluded that we
> need comprehensive memory barriers in order to ensure that the
> low-level synchronisation code executes robustly on all platforms.
> DSBs are excessive on most situations though, so many DSBs can be
> replces with DMBs.
> As was observed in review, providing a C interface to the vlocks
> makes little sense, so this series gets rid of it.
Thanks. I have already removed the C stuff in my version but I'll merge
the rest no problem.
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