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Date:	Tue, 6 Oct 2015 10:42:26 -0700
From:	Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>
To:	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, mingo@...nel.org,
	jiangshanlai@...il.com, dipankar@...ibm.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com,
	tglx@...utronix.de, peterz@...radead.org, rostedt@...dmis.org,
	dhowells@...hat.com, edumazet@...gle.com, dvhart@...ux.intel.com,
	fweisbec@...il.com, oleg@...hat.com, bobby.prani@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 0/13] percpu-rwsem patches for 4.4

On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 09:45:14AM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> This series contains performance improvements and locktorture testing
> for percpu-rwsem:
> 
> 1.	Add rtmutex torturing to locktorture, courtesy of Davidlohr Bueso.
> 
> 2.	Add exports to allow locktorture to be built as a module.
> 
> 3.	Add torture tests for percpu-rwsem.
> 
> 4.	Consolidate cond_resched_rcu_qs() into stutter_wait().
> 
> 5.	Create rcu_sync infrastructure, courtesy of Oleg Nesterov.
> 
> 6.	Simplify rcu_sync using new rcu_sync_ops structure, courtesy
> 	of Oleg Nesterov.
> 
> 7.	Add CONFIG_PROVE_RCU checks for rcu_sync, courtesy of Oleg Nesterov.
> 
> 8.	Introduce rcu_sync_dtor(), courtesy of Oleg Nesterov.
> 
> 9.	Make percpu_free_rwsem() after kzalloc() safe, courtesy of Oleg
> 	Nesterov.
> 
> 10.	Make percpu-rwsem make use of rcu_sync, courtesy of Oleg Nesterov.
> 
> 11.	Fix the comments outdated by rcu_sync, courtesy of Oleg Nesterov.
> 
> 12.	Clean up the lockdep annotations in percpu_down_read(), courtesy
> 	Peter Zijlstra and of Oleg Nesterov.
> 
> 13.	Cleanup the CONFIG_PROVE_RCU checks, courtesy of Oleg Nesterov.

For all 13:
Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>

Regarding the rcu_sync infrastructure: odd that an atomic read
on the reader proves ligher weight than
rcu_read_lock()/rcu_read_unlock().
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