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Date:   Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:12:12 +0200
From:   Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
To:     Yury Norov <ynorov@...iumnetworks.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
        Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>,
        Jan Glauber <jglauber@...ium.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] arm64/locking: qspinlocks and qrwlocks support

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 01:35:04AM +0400, Yury Norov wrote:

> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/qspinlock.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,20 @@
> +#ifndef _ASM_ARM64_QSPINLOCK_H
> +#define _ASM_ARM64_QSPINLOCK_H
> +
> +#include <asm-generic/qspinlock_types.h>
> +
> +#define	queued_spin_unlock queued_spin_unlock
> +/**
> + * queued_spin_unlock - release a queued spinlock
> + * @lock : Pointer to queued spinlock structure
> + *
> + * A smp_store_release() on the least-significant byte.
> + */
> +static inline void queued_spin_unlock(struct qspinlock *lock)
> +{
> +	smp_store_release((u8 *)lock, 0);
> +}

I'm afraid this isn't enough for arm64. I suspect you want your own
variant of queued_spin_unlock_wait() and queued_spin_is_locked() as
well.

Much memory ordering fun to be had there.

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