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Date:	Fri, 15 Aug 2008 16:09:02 +0200
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	"Paul E. McKenney" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH tip/core/rcu] classic RCU locking and memory-barrier

* Paul E. McKenney <> wrote:

> This patch simplifies the locking and memory-barrier usage in the 
> Classic RCU grace-period-detection mechanism, incorporating Lai 
> Jiangshan's feedback from the earlier version 
> ( and 
>  Passed 10 hours of rcutorture 
> concurrent with CPUs being put online and taken offline on a 
> 128-hardware-thread Power machine.  My apologies to whoever in the 
> Eastern Hemisphere was planning to use this machine over the Western 
> Hemisphere night, but it was sitting idle and...
> So this is ready for tip/core/rcu.

applied to tip/core/rcu - thanks Paul!

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