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Date:   Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:55:43 -0800
From:   paulmck@...nel.org
To:     rcu@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel-team@...com, mingo@...nel.org,
        jiangshanlai@...il.com, dipankar@...ibm.com,
        akpm@...ux-foundation.org, mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com,
        josh@...htriplett.org, tglx@...utronix.de, peterz@...radead.org,
        rostedt@...dmis.org, dhowells@...hat.com, edumazet@...gle.com,
        fweisbec@...il.com, oleg@...hat.com, joel@...lfernandes.org,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 06/30] rcu: Add WRITE_ONCE to rcu_node ->exp_seq_rq store

From: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org>

The rcu_node structure's ->exp_seq_rq field is read locklessly, so
this commit adds the WRITE_ONCE() to a load in order to provide proper
documentation and READ_ONCE()/WRITE_ONCE() pairing.

This data race was reported by KCSAN.  Not appropriate for backporting
due to failure being unlikely.

Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...nel.org>
---
 kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h b/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h
index d7e0484..85b009e 100644
--- a/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h
+++ b/kernel/rcu/tree_exp.h
@@ -314,7 +314,7 @@ static bool exp_funnel_lock(unsigned long s)
 				   sync_exp_work_done(s));
 			return true;
 		}
-		rnp->exp_seq_rq = s; /* Followers can wait on us. */
+		WRITE_ONCE(rnp->exp_seq_rq, s); /* Followers can wait on us. */
 		spin_unlock(&rnp->exp_lock);
 		trace_rcu_exp_funnel_lock(rcu_state.name, rnp->level,
 					  rnp->grplo, rnp->grphi, TPS("nxtlvl"));
-- 
2.9.5

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