Definition of RCU
Posted Oct 14, 2006 22:03 UTC (Sat) by PaulMcKenney
In reply to: Definition of RCU needed
Parent article: Sleepable RCU
My apologies for leaving out this definition!!!
RCU does indeed stand for read-copy update. The name comes from the fact that readers continue to freely access the data structures even while another thread is making and substituting a copy in order to update. More information may be found at:
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