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Date:   Fri, 14 Feb 2020 10:55:13 +0100
From:   Peter Zijlstra <>
To:     Boqun Feng <>
        Alan Stern <>,
        Andrea Parri <>,
        Will Deacon <>,
        Nicholas Piggin <>,
        David Howells <>,
        Jade Alglave <>,
        Luc Maranget <>,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <>,
        Akira Yokosawa <>,
        Daniel Lustig <>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,,
Subject: Re: [RFC 0/3] tools/memory-model: Add litmus tests for atomic APIs

On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 12:01:29PM +0800, Boqun Feng wrote:
> A recent discussion raises up the requirement for having test cases for
> atomic APIs:
> , and since we already have a way to generate a test module from a
> litmus test with klitmus[1]. It makes sense that we add more litmus
> tests for atomic APIs into memory-model.
> So I begin to do this and the plan is to add the litmus tests we already
> use in atomic_t.txt, ones from Paul's litmus collection[2], and any
> other valuable litmus test we come up while adding the previous two
> kinds of tests.
> This patchset finishes the first part (adding atomic_t.txt litmus
> tests). I also improve the atomic_t.txt to make it consistent with the
> litmus tests.
> One thing to note is patch #2 requires a modification to herd and I just
> made a PR to Luc's repo:
> , so if this patchset looks good to everyone and someone plans to take
> it (and I assume is Paul), please wait until that PR is settled. And
> probably we need to bump the required herd version because of it.
> Comments and suggesions are welcome!

Very nice, thanks!

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