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Date:	Mon, 26 Oct 2009 23:52:14 +0530
From:	"Leonidas ." <leonidas137@...il.com>
To:	Noah Watkins <noah@...hdesu.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Difference between atomic operations and memory barriers

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 11:49 PM, Noah Watkins <noah@...hdesu.com> wrote:
>> Trying to understand difference between atomic ops and memory barriers.
>>
> There is a bit of info in:
>    Documentation/atomic_ops.txt
>
> -noah
>
>


Thanks for the pointer, there are no atomic operations for pointers, right?
I guess barrier is what we need in that case.

-Leo.
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