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Date:   Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:52:35 +0100
From:   Radim Krčmář <>
To:     Paolo Bonzini <>
        Andrew Jones <>,
        Marc Zyngier <>,
        Christian Borntraeger <>,
        Cornelia Huck <>,
        James Hogan <>,
        Paul Mackerras <>,
        Christoffer Dall <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] KVM: add __kvm_request_needs_mb

2017-02-23 12:01+0100, Paolo Bonzini:
> On 16/02/2017 17:04, Radim Krčmář wrote:
>> A macro to optimize requests that do not need a memory barrier because
>> they have no dependencies.  An architecture can implement a function
>> that says which requests do not need memory barriers when handling them.
>> Signed-off-by: Radim Krčmář <>
> I would leave this for a separate series, otherwise looks nice (though I
> was skeptical at first ;)).

Ok, I'll first post just the renaming and base other ideas from related
thread on it.

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