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Date:	Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:14:26 -0700
From:	"Paul E. McKenney" <>
To:	Herbert Xu <>
Cc:	David Howells <>,
	Satyam Sharma <>,
	Stefan Richter <>,
	Christoph Lameter <>,
	Chris Snook <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,,
	Linus Torvalds <>,, Andrew Morton <>,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/24] make atomic_read() behave consistently across all architectures

On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 08:53:16AM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 05:49:50PM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 08:30:23AM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> >
> > > Thanks.  But I don't need a summary of the thread, I'm asking
> > > for an extant code snippet in our kernel that benefits from
> > > the volatile change and is not part of a busy-wait.
> > 
> > Sorry, can't help you there.  I really do believe that the information
> > you need (as opposed to the specific item you are asking for) really
> > has been put forth in this thread.
> That only leads me to believe that such a code snippet simply
> does not exist.


						Thanx, Paul
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