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Date:   Sat, 10 Aug 2019 15:12:11 -0400
From:   "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:     Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
Cc:     Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V5 0/9] Fixes for vhost metadata acceleration

On Thu, Aug 08, 2019 at 08:54:54PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> I don't have any objection to convertĀ  to spinlock() but just want to
> know if any case that the above smp_mb() + counter looks good to you?

So how about we try this:
- revert the original patch for this release
- new safe patch with a spinlock for the next release
- whatever improvements we can come up with on top

Thoughts?

Because I think this needs much more scrutiny than we can
give an incremental patch.

-- 
MST

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