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Some usages of RCU in the kernel code

Some usages of RCU in the kernel code

Posted Jan 7, 2008 16:52 UTC (Mon) by PaulMcKenney (subscriber, #9624)
In reply to: Some usages of RCU in the kernel code by fbh
Parent article: What is RCU, Fundamentally?

I was inviting a patch for incorporating the smp_wmb() into the rcu_assign_pointer.

The lock acquisition makes rcu_dereference() unnecessary, but cannot enforce the ordering
provided by the smp_wmb()/rcu_assign_pointer().


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