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Date:	Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:41:45 -0700
From:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:	Paul McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Rik van Riel <riel@...hat.com>, Mel Gorman <mgorman@...e.de>,
	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
	Minchan Kim <minchan@...nel.org>,
	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@...fujitsu.com>,
	Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
	Lai Jiangshan <laijs@...fujitsu.com>,
	Davidlohr Bueso <dave@...olabs.net>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-mm <linux-mm@...ck.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 4/6] SRCU free VMAs

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org> wrote:
> Manage the VMAs with SRCU such that we can do a lockless VMA lookup.

Can you explain why srcu, and not plain regular rcu?

Especially as you then *note* some of the problems srcu can have.
Making it regular rcu would also seem to make it possible to make the
seqlock be just a seqcount, no?

                  Linus
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