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Date:	Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:07:27 -0700
From:	Noah Watkins <noah@...hdesu.com>
To:	"Leonidas ." <leonidas137@...il.com>
Cc:	Chris Friesen <cfriesen@...tel.com>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, noah@...hdesu.com
Subject: Re: Difference between atomic operations and memory barriers


> So we can safely assume that pointer assignment will be done in an
> atomic manner?

See the the comment above rcu_assign_pointer in
include/linux/rcupdate.h

-noah

> -Leo.

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